Natalie O’Kula

Natalie O’Kula of Wading River passed away in her home unexpectedly at the age of 61.

She was an avid gardener, her artistry and talent displayed personally and professionally through her skill in floral design. Her other loves included animals, cooking and caring for the elderly.

Ms. O’Kula is survived by her daughter, Lara McNeil of Greenport; her mother, Elizabeth Coughlan of Wading River; and her sisters Jill, Mary Ellen and Denise; along with a loving extended family.

The family will receive visitors at Alexander-Tuthill Funeral Home in Wading River from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 17.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church in Wading River on Friday, June 18, at 10 a.m.