Tilli Szymczak Rich of Cutchogue died Feb. 16 at her home. She was 85. The daughter of Wilhem and Suzanna Kaiser, she was born Oct. 13, 1930, in Germany.
Family members said she was a homemaker who enjoyed crocheting, sewing and gardening.
Predeceased by her first husband, Stanley Szymczak in 1969 and her second husband, James Rich, in 1993, Ms. Rich is survived by her children, Joe Szymczak of Oklahoma, Stanley Szymczak of Southold, Tilli Lawlor of Cutchogue, Eileen Sayre of Southold, John Szymczak of New Suffolk; her siblings in Germany; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Thursday, Feb. 18, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cutchogue.
Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice or North Fork Animal Welfare League.