Lifelong East Marion resident William J. Volinski Sr. died Dec. 20. He was 78.
He was born May 27, 1937, in East Marion.
Mr. Volinski was a 61-year member of the East Marion Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia (née Zimmerman); his son, BJ; his daughter, Pam and one grandchild.
The family will receive visitors Wednesday, Dec. 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport, where a firematic service will be held at 7:30 p.m. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, at the funeral home, officiated by Father Richard Hoerning. Interment will follow at East Marion Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to East Marion Fire Department or East End Hospice.