Richard Ryll

Richard Ryll of Riverhead died March 4, 2024, at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 79.

Born in Germany Jan. 31, 1945, he was the son of John and Anna (Marzec) Ryll. 

He graduated from Riverhead High School and served as a U.S. Army Ranger. Later, he worked as a manager at Riverhead Radio Shack.

Family said Mr. Ryll was a regular spectator at Riverhead school sporting events and that he enjoyed bowling, playing baseball and watching soccer.

Predeceased by his brother, Julian Ryll, he is survived by his wife, Aleksandra, of Poland; and sister, Janina Normoyle of Riverhead.

Funeral services will be private and burial will take place at a later date in Calverton National Cemetery.

McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead is assisting the family.