Jennie Pupecki of Peconic died at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. She was 101 years old.
Born in Peconic on June 14, 1916 to Julius and Helen (Karpowich) Swiatocha, she later married Emil Pupecki and together they were farmers in Peconic.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Ostrabrama R. C. Church, the Sacred Heart Rosary Society, a member of the Southold Town Democratic Club and enjoyed gardening and baking goodies in her free time.
Predeceased by her husband Emil on November 14, 2003 and her siblings Sally Buckley of Supply, North Carolina, Julius Swiatocha Jr. of Bridgehampton and Irene Berdinka of Connecticut, she is survived by her children Dorothy (John) Victoria of Mattituck and Joan (Joseph) Munster of Monroe Township, New Jersey, by two granddaughters Jennifer (John) Simone and Cheryl (Steve) Bondarchuk and two great-grandchildren, Stephen Joseph and Julia Grace.
The family will receive friends on Friday, Jan. 5 from 2 to 5 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R. C. Church. Fr. Mariusz Gorazd will officiate. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery.