Alex Bobrick

12/31/2014 1:32 PM |

Alex Bobrick of Glenwood Village in Riverhead, died Dec. 27. He was 96. Born in New York City Sept. 8, 1918, to Demian and Eva (née Zackarik) Bobrick, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 until his honorable discharge in 1945. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Mr. Bobrick had been a leadman for Lockheed at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Originally of Jamaica, Queens, he was a long-time resident of Levittown before moving to Riverhead.

Predeceased by his wife, Mary on Sept. 22, 2013; Mr. Bobrick leaves a son Thomas of Seaford and three grandsons. He was predeceased by a son James Bobrick.

Graveside services, with U.S. Navy Honors, will take place Friday, Jan. 2, at 11:30 a.m. at All Saints Slovak Cemetery in Hollisterville, Pa. There will be no public visiting hours.

Funeral arrangements were handled by DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck.