Ella Henrietta Walker

Former Greenport resident Ella Henrietta Walker died peacefully May 6, 2016, at her home in Ludlow, Vt., surrounded by family. She was 93. 

She was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Warrenville, N.J. to Oliver and Ella (Spencer) Kline. She was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Richard Walker, in 1994.

Ella was a compassionate, wonderful caregiver for many years to North Fork residents. In her later years, she enjoyed observing wildlife at her home in Vermont, reading, and spending time with family, especially her great-grandchildren.

Ella is survived by her daughter, Nancy and son-in-law, Paul Grattan, of Ludlow; her son Richard, of Southold; five grandchildren, Richard, Warren, Paul, Kelly, and Lindsay; and three great-grandchildren, Liana, Emma, and Grayson.

Graveside services were held May 9 at the East Marion Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Tom MacLeod.

Arrangements were entrusted to DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.

This is a paid notice.