Lifelong Greenport resident William S. Jaeger died at his home June 14. He was 68 years old.
He was born Nov. 20, 1944, to William and Evelyn (Klos) Jaeger. On July 3, 1977, he married Mary Ann Koblein in Southold.
He was a 43-year member of the Greenport Fire Department and a recipient of the “Fireman of the Year” award. Self-employed, he enjoyed selling raffle tickets for many local organizations, family members said.
Mr. Jaeger is survived by his wife; his son, Michael Reed of Greenport; his daughters, Alicia Walker of Greenport, Shelley Boyle and Billie Jo, both of Riverhead, and Sherrey McKiernan of Smithtown; a sister, Carolyn Tamin of Greenport; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Tuesday, June 18, at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., with firematic services at 7:30 p.m. Cremation will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice or Greenport Rescue Squad.