Robert W. Tartaglia of Riverhead died July 15 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead.
He was born in Brooklyn to Mildred (Savio) and Salvatore Tartaglia.
Mr. Tartaglia served in the U.S. Army. Family members said he loved gardening, landscaping and drawing.
Predeceased by hi father in 1966 and his mother in 2006, Mr. Tartaglia is survived by his sisters, Ellen Quinlan of Summerville, S.C., Bunny Swiatocha of Riverhead and Sandy, of Marshall, Mich.; five nieces and nephews and five great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family received visitors July 20 at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home, where a funeral service also took place. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 5028, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5028.