Effie J. Weeks

01/08/2013 1:05 PM |

Effie J. Weeks of Calverton died Dec. 29, 2012, in Riverhead. She was 91 years old.

Born July 10, 1921, in Mount Vernon, N.Y., to Ida (Robbins) and Charles R. Graves, she earned an associate degree and worked as a saleswoman for Swezey’s Department Store in Riverhead for many years.

Predeceased by her husband, Howard Weeks, in 1996, she is survived by her daughter, Janette Carter of Ohio; her sons, Edward, of New York, John, of California, Thomas, of Massachusetts, and Michael, of Calverton; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family received visitors Jan. 6 at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a funeral service was held Jan. 7, the Rev. Mary Garde officiating. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Town of Riverhead Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Riverhead, NY 11901.