Charles J. Cardinal

Lifelong Calverton resident Charles J. Cardinal died Jan. 3 in Patchogue. He was 80.

Mr. Cardinal was born March 23, 1938, in Riverhead to James and Florence (Dickerson) Cardinal.

He was a house painter with Ray Cardinal Painting. He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Aquebogue.

Mr. Cardinal enjoyed hunting and trapping as well as gardening and bird-watching, according to his family.

He is survived by his brother, James, of Calverton; and his sister, Henrietta Bennett of Greenport.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead, with the family receiving visitors until 4 p.m. Private burial will take place at a later date.