Lynda Simmons Carpenter of Aquebogue, formerly of Southold, died on May 17, 2022 in New York City. She was 65 years old.

She was born on Nov. 20, 1956 to Stephen and Violet (Westad) Simmons. She graduated from Southold High School.

She worked as a medical assistant at Eastern Long Island Hospital. Her hobbies included camping, gardening, shopping, cooking, baking, traveling and spending time with friends.

She was predeceased by her first husband Gilbert Michaelis. She is survived by her second husband Raymond of Westhampton, daughter Jennifer (Mike) Peros of Shoreham and sibling Stephen Simmons of Connecticut.

The family will receive visitors on Thursday, May 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Calverton National Cemetery.