Charles J. Cardinal of Calverton died Jan. 3, 2019 in Patchogue. He was 80 years old.

He was born March 23, 1938, in Riverhead to James and Florence (Dickerson) Cardinal.

He worked as a house painter for Ray Cardinal Painting.

He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Aquebogue.

Family members said he was a hunter/trapper and enjoyed gardening and bird watching.

He is survived by his brother James, of Calverton and sister Henrietta Bennett of Greenport.

A memorial visitation will take place Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home, with a service at 2 p.m. Cremation was private. Burial will take place at a later date.