Anthony Kwiatkowski, 81, of North Riverside, died Oct. 21, 2012.

Mr. Kwiatkowski served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a design engineer for Electrosnap prior to retirement. He also enjoyed building tall ships and making pickles.

He was the husband of Joan Kwiatkowski (nee Gomski); the father of Marcella (John) Perkunas, Cynthia (Mark) Sajatovic and Paul (Kathy) Kwiatkowski; the grandfather of four; and the brother of Irene (the late Donald) Karp.

Funeral services were private.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.