Joseph E. Walsh Jr.

Joseph E. “Skip” Walsh Jr., 83, of Riverhead died July 25 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. 

The son of Joseph and Julia (Sabat) Walsh, he was born Aug. 26, 1932, in Greenport. He attended Riverhead High School.

Mr. Walsh served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a lineman for New York Telephone. He was a past member of Riverhead Fire Department.

Predeceased by his wife, Charlene (née Tooker), in 2009, Mr. Walsh is survived by many family members.

Interment will take place at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 28, at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church Cemetery in Riverhead.

Arrangements were in the care of McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead.