Edwin R. Wiegand Jr.

10/04/2011 6:14 PM |

Edwin R. Wiegand Jr. of Jamesport, formerly of Stewart Manor, died Sept. 30 at the age of 76.

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1959 and was president of RAC Mechanical Inc. in Westbury for 38 years. He served on the board of directors of Birthright of Peconic and belonged to the Knights of Columbus.

Mr. Wiegand is survived by his wife, Emily (née Yeomans); his children, Theresa Brown of Bellerose Village, Patti Sellitti of Basking Ridge, N.J., and Dianne KcKeon of Floral Park; and seven grandchildren.

Visiting hours took place Oct. 2 and 3 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 4 at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead, followed by interment at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury.

Memorial donations may be made to Birthright of Peconic, 99 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946.