Raymond Sidney Mathie of Southold died May 1 at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport. He was 88.
The son of Simone (DeLisle) and David Hill Mathie, he was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Bellmore and was a high school graduate.
Mr. Mathie served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1957, attaining the rank of sergeant.
On July 23, 1972, he married Joan Castka at St. Mark’s Methodist Church in Rockville Centre.
He worked for the Nassau County Police Department Marine Bureau.
Family members said he was a beekeeper and hunter and enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by his wife, of Southold; his daughter, Debbie Gennitti of Chicago; his sons, James, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., and Russell, of Smithtown; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family received visitors May 4 at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A funeral service took place May 5 at First Presbyterian Church of Southold, officiated by Pastor Peter Kelly. Interment followed at the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, P.O. Box 2122, Greenport, NY 11944.