Eunice Peterson Gardiner

Eunice Peterson Gardinerer
Eunice Peterson Gardinerer

Lifelong Greenport resident Eunice Peterson Gardiner died Jan. 29. She was 96. 

The daughter of Margaret (Jagger) and Harry Peterson, she was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Greenport. She married Frederick Gardiner Sept. 8, 1951, at Holy Trinity Church in Greenport.

Beginning in 1948, Ms. Gardiner was a licensed practical nurse who worked at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport until her retirement. She was honored for 35 years of service at the hospital’s annual awards dinner March 5, 1983.

Ms. Gardiner was predeceased by her husband in 2005.

A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at Holy Trinity Church, the Rev. John Walker officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Church or North Fork Animal Welfare League.

Arrangements were in the care of Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.