Maureen Cullinane

Maureen Cullinane of Orient died March 7. She was 66.

Raised in Lindenhurst, she graduated from Lindenhurst High School and went on to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan.

Ms. Cullinane worked for many years as a fashion designer, working for Susan Bristol in Boston and running her own line, Cullinane Enterprises. She moved back to Long Island approximately 15 years ago, settling in Orient and working as a landscape designer.

Family members said she was a very active member of the North Fork community. She owned and operated Good Gardens, volunteered as a firefighter and an EMT and was a member and past president of the North Fork Audubon Society.

Ms. Cullinane is survived by her mother, Rita Walsh of Bayport; her siblings Patrick Walsh of Florida, Daniel Walsh of Central Islip, Peggy McLoughlin of Calverton, Timothy Walsh of Florida and Thomas Walsh of Bayport; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Howard Walsh, and two siblings, Sheila and Michael Walsh.

Friends and relatives gathered March 12 for a funeral Mass at St. Lawrence R.C. Church in Sayville.

Funeral arrangements were in the care of Raynor & D’Andrea Funeral Home in West Sayville.