Jeanne C. Tuthill

06/10/2014 1:10 PM |

Jeanne C. Tuthill of Mattituck died on June 8, 2014. She was 96 years old. 

She was born in New Suffolk March 15, 1918, to Harry B. and Marjorie ( Fanning) Carter. Raised in Rockville Centre, Garden City and New Suffolk, she was trained as a nurse and worked at the former Central Suffolk Hospital in Riverhead.

Jeanne enjoyed quilting and traveling, gardening and the “farm life.” For many years, she ran the raspberry stand on Route 48 in Mattituck and in earlier years raised turkeys.

She had been a member of Cutchogue Presbyterian Church and was more recently associated with Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Mattituck.

Predeceased by her husband, John Case Tuthill in 2013 and her son, Edward Tuthill in 1972; she is survived by her friends David and Sherry Steele and their family of Mattituck and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will receive visitors Wednesday, June 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. Graveside services and interment will take place Thursday, June 12, at 10 a.m. at Cutchogue Cemetery, where the Rev. Patrick McNamara of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to Mattituck Fire Department Rescue Squad or Mattituck Historical Society.

This is a paid notice.