Funeral services are slated to begin Monday for John Scorzelli, Jr., who died Friday night in a tragic car accident on Sound Avenue.
Since the accident, family and friends have shared memories of a man who touched scores of lives with his compassion and warmth.
Services will be held Monday at the McLauglin Heppner Funeral Home on Marcy Avenue in Riverhead on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday at 11 at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Riverhead, with a burial to follow at St. John's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Scorzelli Children's Scholarship Fund. The fund will be set up at Citibank; details on how to donate will follow as they become available.