Edward J. Sujeski Jr.

11/21/2011 2:07 PM |

Edward J. Sujeski Jr. of Riverhead died Nov. 18 at the age of 76.

He was born Sept. 22, 1935, in Baiting Hollow to Edward and Blanche Sujeski. He attended Riverhead High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959.

He married Mary Kesel in Riverhead on Sept. 15, 1996.

According to family, he loved his dog and loved to race cars. He also enjoyed bowling, football and baseball.

Mr. Sujeski is survived by his wife; his son, Edward III, of Riverhead; his stepdaughters, Charlene Cheshire and Cheryl Daters, both of Riverhead, and Darlene Milan of San Francisco; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will take place Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 9:30 a.m.  at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, also in Riverhead.

Donations in Mr. Sujeski’s name may be made to East End Hospice, 481 County Road 31, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.