Lena M. Hunton

02/28/2011 5:17 PM |

Lena M. Hunton died Feb. 22 at San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Greenport. She was 97.

A Greenport native, she was born Jan. 19, 1914, to Domenico and Anna Corazzini, and was a member of the final class to graduate from Greenport High School at its former location, now occupied by the Greenport Fire Department.

She married George Hunton in 1938 at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport, where she was a lifelong member. She worked at Wm. J. Mills & Co. in Greenport for over 20 years.

Predeceased by her husband in 1999, Ms. Hunton is survived by her son, Donald, of Hockessin, Del., and three nephews.

Funeral services took place Feb. 25 at St. Agnes Cemetery. Arrangements were in the care of Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.