Former Southold resident Mildred Rakowicz of Brevard, N.C., known as Millie, passed away Feb. 19, 2014. She was 95.
She was born June 3, 1918, in Suffolk County to Joseph and Bertha (Zilnicki) Droskoski. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Rakowicz, her grandson Scott Rakowicz, five brothers and one sister.
Ms. Rakowicz is survived by her son, Stanley M. Rakowicz, and his wife, Barbara, of Brevard; two grandchildren, Deanna Laine and her husband, Dean, and Todd Rakowicz, all of Brevard; a great-grandson, Aaron Laine; and her sister Helen Wolanski of Cutchogue.
The family will receive visitors Monday, March 3, at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated March 4 at St. Patrick R.C. Church in Southold, followed by interment at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue.
This is paid notice.