John J. Pfeifer of Riverhead died on Nov. 27, 2021 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 84 years old.

He was born on March 19, 1937 in Brooklyn to John E. and Christina F. Pfeifer. He served in the U.S. Army. He worked in the photo department of Walmart.

He was predeceased by his wife Janice (Jeneski). He is survived by his children James, John, James Fogarty, Jeanne Giustra, Jeffrey Hojenski, Joseph Hojenski Jr. and Jason Hojenski, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Cremation will be private. Interment will be held at Calverton National Cemetery. Memorial donations to WHB Methodist Church would be appreciated.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home.