Mitchell Stasiukiewicz

Mitchell Stasiukiewicz of Riverhead died Feb. 5 at the Riverhead Care Center. He was 82.

Born March 10, 1928, to Joseph and Genevieve (Szumczyk) Stasiukiewicz, he married Jean Szot in 1954 in Riverhead. He was a custodian employed for many years by Suffolk County and, according to family members, enjoyed elephant collectibles, dancing and spending time with his grandchildren.

Mr. Stasiukiewicz is survived by his wife of 56 years; his son, Mark, of Riverhead; his siblings, Lynn Markowski of Riverhead, Anthony, of Aquebogue, and Henry, of Florida; and three grandchildren. His son Frank predeceased him in 1973.

Visiting hours will held Monday Feb. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 8, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Funeral services will be held Feb. 9 at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead, followed by interment at the church cemetery.