02/04/19 11:43am

“She was the perfect hostess and I knew to leave the details of His visit to her. Her parties were always lovely. As was this one. He was a gentle guest. Perfectly mannered. So much so that she left … smitten, light-hearted and renewed … with Him. With Death. She left behind party favors for us. Blank pages to write on. To finish our life stories in the fullest ways humanly possible … just like she did. It was the perfect time to leave us … The stars were sparkling so brightly …” (more…)

02/04/19 11:38am

Gary J. Pumillo of Cutchogue died Feb. 1 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. He was 58.

Visitors will be received Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. Services will take place Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck. The funeral home assisted the family with private cremation.

02/04/19 11:36am

Phyllis B. Mallgraf of Southold died Feb. 1 in Florida. She was 88.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. Graveside services will take place Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. at Willow Hill Cemetery in Southold, the Rev. Ben Burns officiating.