Constance A. Zilnicki

Longtime Riverhead resident Constance A. Zilnicki died Dec. 29 at her home. She was 80.

The daughter of Estelle (Kulesa) and Benjamin Sadowski, she was born Aug. 11, 1936, in Southampton.

Constance was a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, going to Mohegan Sun and listening to Polish music and Elvis.

She served as a Eucharistic minister at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead.

Constance was predeceased by her husband, Edward; her son, Edward Jr.; and her grandson Jeffrey Raynor. She is survived by her children, Richie (Su-Ann), Kenny (Ann Marie), Bonnie Wulforst (Pete), Jimmy (Janice), Nancy Raynor (John) and Peggy Kneski (Ed); 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family received visitors Jan. 3 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 4, at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead, officiated by Father Robert Kuznik. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

This is a paid notice.