Dorothy H. Kotylak, a lifelong resident of Cutchogue, died Nov. 18, 2023, at the age of 88.
She was born in Cutchogue on Feb. 5, 1935, to Vincent and Jennie (Wolosik) Bokina. She later married Stefan Kotylak who predeceased her in 1967.
For over 40 years, she worked for the County of Suffolk in Riverhead.
In her free time, she was passionate about bowling and playing bingo. She also enjoyed trips to the casinos and Las Vegas and was a loyal New York Mets fan.
She was a member of Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church and the Sacred Heart Rosary Society.
Surviving is her son, Stefan “Steve,” of Cutchogue and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by seven siblings: Cecelia, Vincent M. Jr., Edmund, Joseph, Theodore, Henry and John Bokina. She will forever be remembered as the “favorite aunt,” said family members.
The family will receive visitors Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue, the Rev. Ryszard Ficek, celebrant. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue.
This is a paid notice.