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10/23/18 2:41pm

Lifelong Peconic resident Helen E. Booth passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. She was 90 years old and lived with a generous heart.

Helen was born in Peconic April 5, 1928, to Anna (Hamil) and Herbert Booth. Over the many years, she was most proud to be one of the first women drivers for United Parcel Service, where she worked for over 20 years. (more…)

10/23/18 2:30pm

Adolfo Efrain Amaya of Calverton died Oct. 22 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. He was 52.

The family will receive visitors Friday, Oct. 26, from 5 to 10 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead.

Mr. Amaya will be returned home for interment in his native El Salvador.

10/22/18 4:30pm

James D. McPherson, 60, of Feura Bush, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Dec. 1, 1957, he was a son of the late William and Helen Celic McPherson. He was raised in Texas until the family moved to Riverhead, Long Island, in 1968. Jim worked as a mechanic, an exterminator and a bar owner until 1987, when he moved to Watervliet to attend Hudson Valley Community College. (more…)