Carolee Celtaka Taylor of Greenport died March 14 at San Simeon by the Sound. She was 75.
She was born July 9, 1938, in Southold to Anthony and Eleanor Celatka and graduated valedictorian of White Plains Nursing School in 1959. Ms. Taylor worked as a nurse at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport.
Family members said she enjoyed gardening and spending time at the beach.
She is survived by her children, Thomas of Mattituck, Linda Townsend of Johsonville, N.Y., Kathryn of Port Jefferson, Joseph of Rockwell, Texas, Carolee Pimentel of Franklin, Mass., Ellie Brady of Norwood, Mass. and 13 grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Monday, March 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will take place Tuesday, March 18, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Mattituck. Interment will take place at Sacred Heart Cemetery