Peter Alexander Cybulski of Riverhead, passed away February 15th, 2023 at Long Island Community Hospital. He was 75, and would have celebrated his 76th birthday on March 1st, 2023.
Peter was born in Riverhead on March 1st, 1947 the son of Bruno and Nellie Cybulski.
Peter married June L. Cybulski(Dickie) on September 24th, 1983 at St. Isidore's Church after 8 years of dating. The college sweethearts went on to raise a family, having two children Jessica (36) and Peter (31) in Riverhead.
Peter was a lifelong Riverhead resident, and graduate of Mercy High School before enlisting in the United States Navy.
Peter proudly served as a member of the United States Navy during the Vietnam war. He served in a combat zone in Vietnam, and was awarded numerous honors during his service. He was honored to be able to serve his country and would proudly been seen wearing his Navy hat.
After his service in the Navy, Peter also served in the Army Reserves. After his military service he joined the United States Postal Service. He worked as a clerk and front desk employee and retired after 38 proud years of service in 2002. If you ever saw him there you knew he loved what he did, in serving his town.
Peter was known for being an avid Mets fan, who loved any chance he could get to watch his favorite team playing at Citi field! He was a true people person, who would talk to anyone who had a story to tell or an ear to listen.
Peter loved to work, and it gave him so much purpose in life. Which was apparent when he picked up another job he was so passionate about as a security guard. Peter could be found patrolling many different store fronts around riverhead and wore his security uniform with such pride. His passion in life truly was to protect and serve the people of his town, and his country.
Peter also loved spending his time outdoors. Whether it be doing yard work, throwing a football around, or just going out to walk his dogs, anytime he could be outside in the fresh air he was happy and if his dogs, kids or grandkids were with him he was even happier!
Peter loved his family above all and would always do everything in his power to make sure that there was never a moment his wife and children went without what they needed.
Peter is predeceased by his brothers Steve and John and his sister MaryAnn.
Peter is survived by his wife June, his children Jessica(Sam) and Peter(Brittany) and his grandchildren Samuel(3), James(2), Jennifer(1), and Owen(9m).
Services are as follows:
Monday 2/20 - Tuthill’s Funeral home in Riverhead - 2:00 - 4:30 and 7:00 - 9:30
Tuesday 2/21 - St. John the Evangelist in Riverhead at 10:45
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dad’s name to the following organization’s
that he spent his life feeling so passionate about.
•Tunnel To Towers
•Wounded Warrior Project