Longtime Greenport resident Deborah L. Pedersen died Oct. 6 at Eastern Long Island Hospital. She was 66.
She was born Dec. 20, 1945, in Greenport to Althea (Andruski) and Edmund Zeneski and graduated from Southold High School. She worked as a waitress at various local restaurants and as a caregiver in home health care.
Ms. Pedersen enjoyed gardening and taking care of her kitties.
She is survived by her partner, Chris Mosca; her daughter, Kim Corwin of Greenport; her son, B.J. Pedersen of Falls City, Neb.; her siblings, Edmund and Paul Zeneski, both of Southold; and a grandchild, Alex Corwin, whom she called “the light of my life.” She was predeceased by her mother in 1987 and her father in 1984.
A service will take place Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue. Cremation will be private. Arrangements were handled by Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.
Donations may be made to the North Fork Animal Welfare League, 269 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 11958 or Kent Animal Shelter, 2259 River Road, Calverton, NY 11933.
This is a paid notice.