Scotch R. McBurnie of Riverhead died April 26 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 78.
He was born July 8, 1935, to Helen (Korleski) and James C. McBurnie and was a superintendent with New York City schools.
Mr. McBurnie is survived by his brothers, James, of Riverhead and Mark, of Jamesport.
The family received visitors April 30 at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will be held today, Thursday, May 1, at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead, officiated by Father Robert Kuznik. Interment will take place at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Cemetery in Riverhead.