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OBITUARIES

Shirley W. Murphy, 79

Shirley W. Murphy of Mattituck died suddenly at her home on September 18, 2014. She was 79 years old. Calling hours will take place on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home...

George D. Atkinson, 72

George D. Atkinson, of Riverhead, died at home on September 18, 2014. He was 72 years old. Born in Riverhead on January 20, 1942, he was the son of Ralph and Helen (Porter) Atkinson. He served in the U.S. Army...

Howard R. Meinke, 86

Howard R. Meinke of Laurel died September 18, 2014 in auto accident in Greenport. He was 86 years old. Born August 27, 1928 in Rockville Centre, he was the son of Howard and Martha Meinke. He served in the U.S....

Valerie Jean Bufkins, 70

Valerie Jean Bufkins of Mattituck died September 18, 2014. She was 70 years old. She was born in Louisville, KY on April 27, 1944 to Myrtice Morgan. Bufkins was an active and founding member of the Commuity Christian Fellowship. Predeceased...

Gordon P. Schupp, 73

Gordon P. Schupp of Southold died on September 12, 2014. He was 73 years old. He was born on September 12, 1941 in St. Albans, N.Y. to Lawrence and Lillian Schupp and was a graduate of Bay Shore High School-Class...

Arthur “Buck” Lane, 90

Arthur “Buck” Lane, lifelong resident of Greenport, died September 14, 2014. He was 90 years old. He was born on September 9, 1924 in Southampton. He served in the U.S. Army and then worked as an animal handler at Plum...

John D. Boehle, 72

John D. Boehle, of Calverton, died September 13, 2014. He was 72 years old. He was born on August 4, 1943 in Brooklyn to John L. and Agnes (Collins) Boehle  Boehle served in the U.S. Navy from 1964 to 1970. He...

Elizabeth Warner. 61

Elizabeth (Liz) Warner, of Killingworth, Connecticut, formerly of Riverhead, died Sept. 13, 2014. She was 61 years old. She was born in Riverhead on Dec. 23, 1953, the daughter of Sherrill ("Shooky") and Kathleen Raynor. She grew up in Riverhead...

Thomas D. Bozza, 93

Thomas D. Bozza, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Riverhead, died Sept. 10, 2014 at Tidewell Hospice in Bradenton. He was 93 years old. Born May 13, 1921 in New York City, he was raised in Manhattan. He served five years...

William Delaney, 97

William Delaney, of Greenport, formerly of Southold, died September 9, 2014. He was 97 years old. He was born on February 23, 1917 to William and Loretta Delaney in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Delaney served in the U.S. Army and in the...

Darla Kujawski, 59 (Services)

Memorial visitation for former Riverhead resident Darla Jeanne Kujawski (nee Rambo), of Florida, will take place on Saturday, September 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. at McLauglin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A service will be held at the funeral...

Pierce J. Power, 85

Pierce J. Power, of Cutchogue, died September 8, 2014. He was 85 years old. He was born on September 13, 1928 to Pierce H. and Margaret Power in Woodside, Queens. He served in the U.S. Marines from 1951...

Anastacia Smith, 89

Anastacia (Berezny) Smith, a lifelong Riverhead resident, died Sept. 6, 2014 at the Riverhead Care Center from complications of a stroke. She was 89. She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Harry, in November 2013. Born April 24,...
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