Alexander J. Sydlowski Sr.

Alexander J. Sydlowski Sr. of Riverhead died Aug. 18. He was 97.

Born March 26, 1922, to Lena and John Sydlowski in Riverhead, he married Edna Schefchick and made a career as a farmer with Sydlowski Farm in Riverhead.

Mr. Sydlowski  served as an usher at St. Isidore R.C. Church and enjoyed farming, fishing and gardening.

Predeceased by a brother and six sisters, Mr. Sydlowski is survived by his wife; his children, Sharon (Tom) Anderson of Riverhead, Cheryl (Gene) Wesnofske of Cutchogue and Alex “Buddy” (Dawn), of Riverhead; his brother Stanley, of Riverhead; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitors will be received Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A service will take place Thursday, Aug. 22, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead.

Memorial donations may be made to Hallockville Museum Farm.

This is a paid notice.