Margaret E. Brockner

09/06/2016 5:47 PM |

Margaret E. Brockner of New Suffolk died Sept. 2 at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport. She was 95. 

The daughter of John and Marietta Shanley, she was born May 12, 1921, in New York City.

Ms. Brockner worked as an administrative assistant in the medical department of Brookhaven National Lab.

Family members said she enjoyed knitting, reading, crossword puzzles, the beach and playing Scrabble.

Predeceased by her husband Charles, Ms. Brockner is survived by her children, Joanne Yacko of New Suffolk, Peg Rogers of Illinois and Charles, of Hawaii; her brothers, John Shanley of Pennsylvania and William Shanley of North Carolina; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cutchogue.

Memorial donations may be made to the New Suffolk Civic Association or the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund.