Edward A. Sadowski of Riverhead died Aug. 31, 2019, at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 85.

He was born Oct. 27, 1933, in Southampton to Bernard and Estelle (Kulesa) Sadowski.

On Oct. 14, 1951, he married Helen (Zilnicki) at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead.

For 27 years, Sadowski served as a police officer in Riverhead.

He was a member of East End Surf Club, the Long Island Antique Power Association, Riverhead PBA, St. Isidore R.C. Church.

Family members said he enjoyed fishing, and collecting toys and antique tractors.

He is survived by his wife Helen, of Riverhead; children Judy Rottkamp of Baiting Hollow, Edward Jr., of Shoreham, Laurie McBride of New Mexico, Thomas, of Florida, Theresa Walters of North Carolina and Timothy, of Riverhead; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Friday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead, followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Memorial donations may be made to St. Isidore R.C. Church.

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