John A. Scorzelli Jr.

John A. Scorzelli Jr. of Riverhead died Sept. 29 due to extensive injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was 46.

He was born March 17, 1966, in Massapequa to Sharon Deganis and John Scorzelli. A former Levittown resident, he worked as a physician’s assistant at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue.

He is survived by his wife, Maria (née Montalbano); his children, Odin and Honor; his mother, father and stepmother, Susan Scorzelli; his brother, Daniel; his sister, Lori; and his grandfather Frank Scorzelli.

Visiting hours took place Oct. 1 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead and continue Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead, followed by interment at the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Scorzelli Children’s Education Fund.