Lina Forosich

Lina Forosich of Southold passed away on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023. She was 98 years old.

Lina was born on July 4, 1925, in New York, N.Y., to Victoria (née Boscovich) and John L. Zustovich. She was one of six children. She graduated from Girls’ Commercial High School in New York, N.Y.

On June 6, 1944, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she married the love of her life, the late Anthony T. Forosich, and together they had one daughter. In her professional career, Lina worked as an accountant for Tubular Textiles and Samuels & Steelman Architects. She summered in Southold starting in 1959 and moved there full time in 1983. She was also a member of Saint Patrick’s R.C. Church in Southold.

Predeceased by her husband, Anthony, and siblings Alice Scopaz, John Zustovich, Jeanne Scardino and Alfred Zustovich; Lina is survived by her daughter, Nadalene Sirmons (Rodney) of Southold; granddaughter Julia Sirmons (Joseph Pfender); and brother Victor Zustovich of Mount Sinai, N.Y.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Saint Patrick’s R.C. Church in Southold, officiated by Father John Barrett. Interment will follow at Southold Presbyterian Cemetery.

Donations to the Peconic Land Trust or Center for Hearing and Communication would be appreciated.

DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold is assisting the family.

This is a paid notice.