“As you ramble on through life, brother, whatever be your goal, keep your eye upon the doughnut, but never on the hole.”
This quote was a favorite of Harold Schwerdt’s, according to his family.
“It applied to his entire life,” his granddaughter, Kaitlin Oster, 29, said. READ
Alice S. Fife, a longtime resident of Peconic Landing in Greenport and a Riverhead native, died Jan. 14 in Greenport. A complete obituary and plans for a memorial service will appear at a later date.
Harry E. Schlachter of Southold died Jan. 14 at San Simeon by the Sound nursing home in Greenport. He was 93.
He was born May 3, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Emma (Preston) and Harry L. Schlachter and raised in Northport. (more…)
Harry Jaquillard, formerly of Mattituck and Southold, died Jan. 8 in Sarasota, Fla. He was 89 years old. (more…)
Bernard Cosimano passed away peacefully at home Jan. 13. He was 91.
He was a world traveler and loved people, music, dancing and fishing. He was the first to crack a joke and to offer a helping hand. (more…)
Barbara A. Harrington of Southold died Jan. 11 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. She was 69.
She was born Oct. 14, 1949, to Robert and Dorothy (Fox) Quigley. (more…)
Frank W. Mackie of Port Charlotte, Fla. and formerly of Riverhead died Dec. 23, 2018, at the age of 60.
Mr. Mackie was a retired Riverhead Town police officer. He graduated from Riverhead High School in 1976 and subsequently attended Suffolk County Community College, majoring in the criminal justice program. (more…)
Longtime Southold resident Harold Schwerdt, a two-time Purple Heart recipient during World War II, was laid to rest Monday at Calverton National Cemetery. READ
Dennis P. Schlessinger of Mattituck died Jan. 11. He was 65.
The family will receive friends Monday, Jan. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. and again Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. (more…)
Anthony Palumbo of Mattituck, former longtime resident of Patchogue, died at home Jan. 3. He was 80 years old.
Anthony was born Dec. 29, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Maria (née Perrone) and George Palumbo. He graduated from Patchogue High School and from there joined the U.S. Coast Guard. (more…)