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Frances ‘Tootsie’ C. Gatz, 94

Frances “Tootsie” C. Gatz of Riverhead died April 11, 2018 at the Acadia Center in Riverhead. She was 94 years old.

She was born Jan. 25, 1924 to Frank and Catherine (Grohoski) Wolgo in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

She was a graduate of Mattituck High School and worked for more than 30 years at Thrifty Cut Rate in Riverhead. She was a member of the Polish Town Civic Association and the Ladies of the Moose. In her spare time, she enjoyed needlecrafts and gardening.

Predeceased by her companion James Jordan, she is survived by her son Philip of Riverhead, her sister Charlotte Dickerson of Mattituck, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home is assisting the family.