Genevieve F. Kurkoski

09/27/2011 2:39 PM |

Longtime Mattituck resident Genevieve F. Kurkoski died Sept. 26 at the age of 90.

She was born in Riverhead Dec. 19, 1920, to Peter and Frances (Krupski) Zaweski. She married Stanley Kurkoski and they lived and farmed in Riverhead before moving to Mattituck, where they continued farming.

She later worked at the former Lentin’s in Riverhead and, more recently, in sales at Val Stype Real Estate in Mattituck. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue and a member of Sacred Heart Rosary Society.

Predeceased by her husband in 1992, Ms. Kurkoski is survived by her siblings, Florence Gajeski of Riverhead, Dorothy Bugdin of Aquebogue and Peter Zaweski of Ohio. She was also predeceased by her sister Ann Rutkowski.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck, where Sacred Heart Rosary Society services will take place at 7:30 p.m. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Sept. 29, at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church, followed by interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cutchogue.