Died: Friday, September 01, 2006
Peter J. Sarkus of Southold died at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn last Friday.
Mr. Sarkus was born in Brooklyn to Peter and Ursula (nee Malinauskas) Sarkauskas on October 25, 1914. After serving in the United States Army and the Merchant Marines, he enjoyed a career as a machinist with Kollsman Instruments in Elmhurst. Mr. Sarkus had been a long-time resident of the North Fork. For the past several years, he lived with his family in New Hyde Park.
Mr. Sarkus was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Nellie (nee Zukas) on January 1, 2000. He leaves his son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Lucy Sarkus, of New Hyde Park; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Southold with Father George Michell officiating, assisted by members of the Ministry of Consolation. Interment was at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.