Whitney A. Graff

Former Riverhead resident Whitney A. Graff died April 23 in Georgia. He was 78.

He was born July 6, 1934, in Southampton to Leroy and Andela Graff. He served in the Air Force, and later was a barber on Griffing Avenue in Riverhead. Family members said he loved model cars.

Mr. Graff was predeceased by his wife, Patricia, in 2004. He is survived by a daughter, Deborah Tomasi of North Babylon; a brother, Leroy, of Georgia, and a sister, Alice Brower of Florida; and one grandchild.

The family will receive visitors Monday, May 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.