Richard E. Jersey of Riverhead, formerly of Cutchogue, died recently at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead.
Mr. Jersey was born in Spring Valley, NY on January 27, 1922, the son of Gerardus and Marie Monsczarowski Jersey and had been a manager in the lumber industry for many years. He was also a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II.
Predeceased by his loving wife, Hilary C. Jersey, he is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Jane, and was the devoted father of Scott Jersey and Amy Westcott and dear stepfather of Bruce Murphy, Wade Horvath, Gail Murphy and Karen Bojar. One sister and 11 grandchildren also survive.
A memorial service was held last Saturday at the Cutchogue United Methodist Church with Rev. Rhonda R. Taylor and the Rev. Christopher Doyle of Riverhead United Methodist Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Peconic Bay Medical Center Dialysis or the Current Expense Fund of Cutchogue United Methodist Church.