Helen Beatrice Jerram

Former Greenport resident Helen Beatrice Jerram died Jan. 16 at Fairview, the Odd Fellows Home of Connecticut, at the age of 88.

She was born in Islip Aug. 8, 1922, attended Greenport High School and lived in Greenport for 18 years. She was a matron of the Eastern Star Alpha Chapter No. 1 in Manhattan and retired from the New York Telephone Company after 30 years of service.

Ms. Jerram is survived by her daughters, Charlene Van Soest and Lenore Serencko of Ledyard, Conn.; her son, Leonard, of New York; and five grandchildren. Cremation was private.