Longtime Greenport resident Ralph F. Mrowka died March 8. He was 67.
He was born Aug. 8, 1947, in Greenpoint to Joseph and Helen (Madej) Mrowka. He married Janet Aug. 4, 2001, in Greenport.
Ralph earned a master’s degree and was a teacher for over 30 years with the New York City Department of Education in Queens.
He was a member of Southold Project in Aquaculture Training (SPAT). Family members said he enjoyed life, as well as fishing, boating, collecting antiques, and his train set.
Predeceased by his brother, Sylvester, he is survived by his wife, Janet, of Greenport; and his daughters and sons-in-law, Jen (John) Kirkham of Boston, Mass., Tara Mrowka (Dominic Griffin) of Brooklyn and Julia (Sean) Greene of Merrick; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Friday, March 13, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Greenport.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
This is a paid notice.