John R. Ashmore of Rocky Point, formerly of Riverhead, died Nov. 11, 2017 in Oakdale. He was 91 years old.
He was born May 9, 1926 in Belfast, Maine to John and Ruth (Nesbitt) Ashmore.
He was an engineer/fireman for the Pennsylvania Railroad and a veteran of World War II.
Predeceased by his first wife Theresia in 1994, he is survived by his wife Elsie Schaefer-Ashmore of Rocky Point, two daughters, Theresa and Julia, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Interment will take place at Calverton National Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.
McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home is assisting the family.