Gustav Bartra

Gustav Bartra of Riverhead died Sept. 27, 2023, in Patchogue. He was 79 years old.

Born in Peru Oct. 18, 1943, he was the son of Gustavo Bartra Valdivieso and Amelia Razzeto Reategui. He studied at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, married Janet Shaffer and worked as an electrical engineer in Manhattan.

Family members said he was passionate about soccer, genealogy, history and traveling.

Mr. Bartra  is survived by his wife, Janet, of Riverhead, his children and grandchildren.

Cremation was private, with arrangements by McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home of Riverhead.