Joseph A. Garbowski of Sag Harbor died on July 3 at Southampton Hospital. He was 70.
Born August 21, 1942, he was the son of John and Anne Garbowski, both of whom predeceased him. A graduate of Pierson High School, he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1961 to 1965 and worked for the federal government.
According to survivors, he enjoyed fishing from his boat and being on the water. He also liked to play golf and was champion at the Sag Harbor Golf Course several times. Birdwatching and gardening were among his hobbies, and he enjoyed taking trips to Pennsylvania to spend time with his grandchildren.
Mr. Garbowski is survived by his wife, Audrey; two children, Joseph Garbowski Jr. of Maine and Diane Krebs and husband James of Pennyslvania; and five grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Eugene.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor. Interment was at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Sag Harbor.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sag Harbor Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 2725, Sag Harbor NY 11963 or the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.