Barbara O. Cameron

02/03/2015 8:11 AM |

Barbara O. Cameron of Greenport died at her home Jan. 30. She was 80.

She was born in Brooklyn Aug. 21, 1934, to Adelaide (Benedetti) and Armando Berchiolli. Raised in Northport she attended schools there and graduated valedictorian from Northport High School.

Formerly of Huntington Station, she moved to Greenport 30 years ago.

Family members said she was an avid reader of books, who also enjoyed gardening, thrift shops, eating jelly beans and going out to eat, especially breakfast. She also enjoyed looking after her neighbors in the Driftwood Cove and Greenport communities. Family members also said she was very proud of her children and grandchildren.

Predeceased by her husband Robert L. Cameron on March 12, 2010, she leaves her daughters Janet Frost of Clifton, Va., Joan Torkelsen of Southold, Donna Topczynski of Clifton, Va. and Glenn Cameron of Mt. Sinai; a brother Kent Berchiolli of California; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3, at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport, where the Rev. Richard Hoerning will officiate. Interment will take place at Calverton National Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements were handled by DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.

This is a paid notice.

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