Miriam Batson

Miriam Batson of Cutchogue died Dec. 7 at her home. She was 87 years old.

She was born Nov. 18, 1925, in Brooklyn to Jack and Ruth Toplinsky and moved to the North Fork in 1980. She worked for 12 years as a licensed real estate broker at Burt Lewis Real Estate in Cutchogue, retiring shortly after Mr. Lewis’ death.

Family members said she enjoyed traveling and fishing.

She is survived by her husband, John E. Batson; her daughter, Sheri; her son, Edward; and three grandchildren.

Cremation was private. Arrangements were handled by Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue.