Stephen Joseph Paskiewicz of Baiting Hollow died Oct. 21 in Poipu, Hawaii. He was 70 years old.

He was born May 12, 1948 to Stephen Paskiewicz and Jennie (Swerdewski) Paskiewicz.

He earned a master’s degree and was a teacher in Riverhead High School, where he also coached basketball. In 1990 he was named Suffolk County’s basketball coach of the year. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing golf, tennis and basketball.

He is survived by his wife Jacqueline (Hawes) Paskiewicz, his children, Steve, Scott, and Jaime Schmidt and his grandchildren, Casey Shaw, Kristine Tuttle, Noah Schmidt, Christian Schmidt, Tavin Schmidt, Joseph Paskiewicz and Marc Paskiewicz.

The family will receive visitors Nov. 6 from 4 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home. A funeral service is scheduled for Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Eastport Bible Church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Voice of the Martyrs, 1815 Southeast Bison Road, Bartlesville, Oklahoma 74006.