Eunice A. Armbrust

Lifelong Mattituck resident Eunice A. Armbrust died Jan. 3 at the age of 86.

She was born Sept. 25, 1929, to George and Myra (Wells) Aldrich.

Ms. Armbrust graduated from Mattituck High School in 1946 and went on to Brown’s Business School in Queens. She later enjoyed a career as a secretary with Reeve Lumber and then Harold R. Reeve & Sons, retiring at the age of 80.

In 1952, she married Walter Armbrust of Mattituck. A longtime member of Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Ms. Armbrust sang in the church choir for 65 years as well as the North Fork Chorale. Family members said she loved to sing.

She was predeceased by her husband in 1992, her son Philip in 1987, her sister, Ruth Maddock, and her brothers, Earl and Walter. She is survived by her son George of Mattituck.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, Jan. 7, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow at New Bethany Cemetery in Mattituck.

Memorial donations to Mattituck Presbyterian Church or Mattituck Fire Department would be appreciated.