Former Riverhead resident Felix Pierzchanowski died May 10, 2016, at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center Hospice in Florida. He was 92.
He was born Sept. 5, 1923, in Riverhead to Stanley and Anna Pierzchanowski.
Felix is survived by his sister, Anna Aleksander (John); his beloved wife of 66 years, Dorothy (née Goroleski) Pierzchanowski; children, Barbara Tuthill, David, Karen Schlender (Carl), Philip (Nancy), Paul (Lenea); grandchildren, Loretta, Vanessa (Richard), Kristin (Hank), Matthew, Melissa, Jessica (Brian), Danille, David, Aurora and Natasha and great-grandchildren, Trinity, Aubrey, Liam, Hunter, Rory, Caitlyn and Jake and numerous relatives and friends. Felix is predeceased by his parents; his brothers, Maryon “Mike” and John and his sisters, Stephanie “Stella” Wienclawski, Harriet Lucas, Florence Drobny, Stella Kanuck and Theresa Chabot.
Felix served in World War II with General George Patton’s Third Army in Europe.
His lifelong occupation was a cement truck driver for Suffolk Cement Products.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, tinkering and selling his prized homegrown tomatoes on his front lawn self-serve stand.
A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Interment, with military honors will take place at the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Isidore R.C. Church for building renovations would be appreciated.
Arrangements were entrusted to the McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead.
This is a paid notice.