Norbert R. Nowack

Former Riverhead resident Norbert R. Nowack of Yaphank died Dec. 18 at Stony Brook University Medical Center. He was 55.

He was born Feb. 29, 1956, in Florida to John and Ursula Nowack, and worked at B & M Automotive in Southampton. He enjoyed cars and loved the beach, according to family members.

He is survived by his sons, James, John, Andrew and Robert; his daughter, April Tocay-Velasquez of Flanders; and seven grandchildren.

Visiting hours will take place Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Cremation will be private.