Lifelong Mattituck resident Henry A. Zimnoski died May 25, 2014, at his home surrounded by family. He was 81.
He was born June 3, 1932, to Vincent and Marcella Zimnoski and was a longtime farmer, growing potatoes and cauliflower. Family members said he was “recognized and well-known for his passion; being a great cauliflower grower.” He was a past member of Long Island Farm Bureau and Long Island Cauliflower Association.
After retiring from farming, Mr. Zimnoski worked for 14 years for the Suffolk County Department of Public Works in Riverhead. He had also been a member of Mattituck Fire Department. Family members said he enjoyed sports, including NASCAR, Boston Red Sox and New York Mets baseball, and golf.
Mr. Zimnoski is survived by his wife, Theresa (née Trubisz); his children, Debbie (Jerry) Zuhoski of Mattituck, Diane (Richie) McBride of Cutchogue, Kathy Zimnoski of Mattituck, Cindy (Gary) Pumillo of Cutchogue and Tom Zimnoski of Miami, Fla.; his grandchildren, Jacqueline (Donald) Gatz, Jerry (Heather) Zuhoski, Frank (Laurie) McBride, Lisa (Paul) Mauro, Michael McBride, Lori McBride, Kyle Pumillo and Kevin Pumillo; and his great-grandchildren, DJ, Tyler, Marisa, Kensington, Brett and Courtney.
The family will receive visitors Wednesday, May 28, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will take place Thursday, May 29, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue. Interment will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cutchogue.
Memorial donations may be made to Mattituck Fire Department or East End Hospice.
This is a paid notice.