Elliott J. Bulak

Lifelong Riverhead resident Elliott J. Bulak died Jan. 6, 2022, at East End Hospice Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Westhampton. He was 94. 

Born Sept. 5, 1927, in Aquebogue, he was the son of Joseph and Helen (Borkoski) Bulak.

Mr. Bulak served in the U.S. Army and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. He worked as a roofer with Roofers, Local 154 in Hauppauge. He enjoyed gardening, the beach, traveling to the Catskill Mountains, spotting eagles, fishing and his grandchildren. A sports lover, he was an avid New York Yankees and Giants fan. 

Predeceased by his wife, Theresa (née Pendzick), in 2008, he is survived by his children, Linda Danowski, Thomas Bulak, Ronald Bulak, Karen Sutherland (Scott Sutherland) and David Bulak; grandchildren Thomas Caruana (Joy Caruana), Jessica Danowski, Joseph Bulak (Ann Bulak), John Danowski, Jamie Danowski and Daniel Sutherland; and great-grandchildren Alyssa Caruana, Deanna Caruana, Aiden Danowski, Aria Bulak and Kaia Bulak.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday, Jan. 11, from 3 to 7 p.m. at McLaughlin-Heppner Funeral Home. A funeral service will take place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Interment, with U.S. military honors, will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice.

This is a paid notice.