Muriel “Mert” Tolman Rawlings died peacefully at home surrounded by family Dec. 13.
She was born in Greenport April 11, 1931, and graduated from Greenport High School.
She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Calvin Rawlings; her children, John (Darlene) Brush of Cutchogue, Sandee (Rich) Tompkins of Carthage, N.C., Darline “Mope” (Rob) McGinness of Orient, Carolee “Deets” (Sean “Tiger”) Doucett of Greenport and Bob (Hope) Brush of Magnolia, Texas.
Mert has six grandchildren: John Brush, Lisa Brush, Melissa McGinness, Sarah Piper, Max Brush and Billy Doucett. She also has five great-grandchildren. Her step-children include Suzette Short, Rose Martinez, Michelle Gray and Michael Chastain.
A special thank you to East End Hospice. Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport assisted the family with arrangements. At Mert’s request, no services will be held.