Robert W. Olmsted of Mattituck died on Nov. 28, 2018 at the age of 77.

He was born on Nov. 2, 1941 in Greenport to Sidney and Dorothy (Donnelly) Olmsted.

After graduation from Mattituck High School, he served for four years in the United States Navy. For 32 years, he was a warehouseman for the USDA on Plum Island.

Predeceased by his sister Dianne, he is survived his wife of 51 years Jeanette (Alderman), two daughters Gina (Christopher) Decker of Mattituck and Dianne (Michael) Prendergast of Dover, Delaware, a brother Sidney of Mattituck and three grandchildren Clifford Rausch Jr., George Costello III and Mia Prendergast.

The family received friends on Monday, Dec. 3 at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. Interment, with U.S. Navy honors, was at Calverton National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or Katinka House would be appreciated.