George L. Bixby

George L. Bixby of Riverhead died March 8 at Hampton Center for Rehabilitation in Southampton. He was 94. 

He was born Dec. 21, 1919, in Elmira, N.Y. to Rome and Ruth Bixby. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 and was employed as an electrician for Grumman Aerospace.

Family members said Mr. Bixby enjoyed yard care and working on his lawn, woodworking, reading and spending time with family.

He was predeceased by his wife Stella and is survived by his daughter, Carol Marrin of Hampton Bays; his son, George of Brooklyn and two grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday, March 11, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin-Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will take place Wednesday, March 12, at 11 a.m. at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Interment will take place at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Cemetery.