David John Meskill

David John Meskill of Aquebogue died Dec. 28 at his home. He was 70. 

The son of Francis and Anne Meskill, he was born Nov. 11, 1946, in Brooklyn. He graduated from Mercy High School in 1964.

Mr. Meskill served in the U.S. Air Force from 1966 to 1972. He worked for the IBEW Local 25 electrical workers union and was a member of the Riverhead VFW.

Family members said he enjoyed boating, fishing and photography.

Mr. Meskill is survived by his sons, David, of Riverhead and Martin, of Colorado; his siblings, Jean Dehler of Centereach, Ginny Bellavia of Rocky Point, Anne Peters of Texas and Thomas, of Ridge.

The family will receive visitors Monday, Jan. 2, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will take place Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 9:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead. Interment will take place at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.