Long Island Obituaries

  • Michel memorial set
    There will be a celebration of life for Helga Michel Sunday, April 27, at 3 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church in Southold. Ms. Michel died March 13 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. View Full Notice → Michel memorial set
  • Phyllis L. Mack
    Former East Marion resident, Phyllis L. Mack, of Cape Coral, Fla., died April 22. She was 89. Funeral arrangements incomplete at press time are in the care of DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes in Southold. A complete obituary will follow. View Full Notice → Phyllis L. Mack
  • Florence Shaw Taylor
    Florence Shaw Taylor of Cutchogue died at her home April 20. She was 94.  She was born Oct. 6, 1919, in Brooklyn to Samuel and Anne Shaw. Ms. Taylor was a teacher for the Baldwin School district. She was also a member of Cutchogue Methodist Church. Ms. Taylor was predeceased by her husband and her […]
  • Esther C. Pilles
    Esther C. Pilles of Southold, died April 17.  She was 66 years old. The family will receive visitors Tuesday, April 22, from 2 to 4 and  7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday April 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick R.C. Catholic Church in Southold.  […]
  • Allen H. Rackett
    Allen H. Rackett of East Marion died April 14, 2014 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead after a lengthy illness. He was 68.  Allen was born in Greenport May 7, 1945, and was the son of Charles C. and Adele E. Rackett of East Marion. Allen attended East Marion secondary school before attending Greenport […]
  • Eleanor Louise Potorski
    Former longtime Southold resident Eleanor Louise Potorski passed away March 17 at her residence in Boca Raton, Fla. with her family by her side. She was 92. Eleanor was born in New York City, June 8, 1921, to Louise and Albert Brunelli. She received a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College in Massachusetts and master’s degrees from […]
  • Sylvia Okula
    Former Mattiuck resident Sylvia Okula, a longtime resident of Winter Haven, Fla., died April 6 in Atlanta from complications of heart disease and diabetes. She was 88. Ms. Okula was born in Mattituck in 1925.  She married Francis L. Okula in New York after his return from serving in the U.S. Air Force during World […]
  • Raymond H. Coyle Jr.
    Former Greenport resident Raymond H. Coyle Jr. died April 11  in Garner, N.C. He was 54. Mr. Coyle  was born Jan. 27, 1965, to Beverly and Raymond H. Coyle Sr. He grew up in Greenport, and according to family members he enjoyed working on cars and playing pool with his friends. For the past eight […]
  • James Myron Young
    James Myron Young of  Laurel died April 6, 2014. He was 82.  A graveside service will be held Friday, April 11, at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue, with Monsignor Joseph W. Staudt officiating. Memorial donations to North Fork Animal Welfare League or Kent Animal Shelter would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements were handled […]