Lucille M. Gieckel

Lucille M. Gieckel of Sayville died Jan. 5, 2013, at the age of 98.

She was born in New York City on Nov. 29, 1914, to Sylvester and Maria (DiPiazza) Menzi. The longtime Sayville resident was a devoted communicant of St. Lawrence the Martyr R.C. Church and active in the Women’s Group and Thrift Shop at the church.

Predeceased by her husband, William, in 1993, she leaves her son, William S. Gieckel, and daughter, Elaine Creen; a sister, Theresa Chahalis; and three grandchildren, Adam Gieckel, Daniel Gieckel and Michele Creen.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 11, at 11:15 a.m. at St. Lawrence the Martyr R.C. Church in Sayville. Interment will follow at St. Lawrence the Martyr R.C. Cemetery in Sayville. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.

This is a paid notice.