Elmer Gerard ‘Jerry’ Tuthill

Elmer Gerard "Jerry" Tuthill
Elmer Gerard “Jerry” Tuthill

Longtime Greenport resident Elmer Gerard “Jerry” Tuthill died July 24 at his home. He was 69.

The son of Elmer and Rose Tuthill, he was born March 9, 1947, in Greenport. He attended Greenport High School, Parsons University and the Suffolk County Police Academy and lived in Greenport for most of life, except for when he was away at college.

On May 10, 1974, he married Beatrice (née) Claudio in Greenport.

Mr. Tuthill was a retired Suffolk County police officer and co-owned Claudio’s Restaurant, the Clam Bar and Crabby Jerry’s.

He was a member of St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport and was a member of the Friends of Mitchell Park organization.

Mr. Tuthill is survived by his wife, Beatrice “Beatsy” Tuthill; his children, Jackie Tuthill Sarkis and Erika Tuthill Cabral; his sons-in-law, George Sarkis and Doug Cabral and his grandchildren, Addison and Ava Jewel Sarkis and Alexandra and Dougie Cabral.

The family will receive visitors Wednesday, July 27, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m., today, Thursday, July 28, at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport.

Memorial donations may be made to Southold Town PBA, P.O. Box 41, Peconic, NY 11958 and Suffolk County PAL, 30 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank, NY 11980.

This is a paid notice.