05/23/17 12:30pm

Lifelong Cutchogue resident Michael J. Kaloski died peacefully at his home on Alvah’s Lane May 20, 2017, at the age of 99 1/2.

He was born Nov. 29, 1918, to Paul and Sophie Kaloski, who were immigrants from Poland. His parents established a potato farm on Alvah’s Lane in Cutchogue, which Mike farmed from his youth until his retirement at age 83.

Additionally, Mike rendered valuable assistance to the Hargrave family when they established the North Fork’s first vineyard in Cutchogue during the early 1970s.

Mike and his wife, Irene (née Raynor), continued to live on Alvah’s Lane, where they raised three children: Paul Kaloski of Alvah’s Lane, Linda Hamman of Port Clinton, Ohio, and Lorraine Simon of Madison, Conn. He is also survived by siblings Frances Zelinski of Cutchogue, Helen Long of Riverhead, Irene Swastynowicz of Cutchogue and Dorothy Mulhall of Southold; five granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mike was predeceased by siblings Chester, Matthew and Felix Kaloski and Estelle O’Connor.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, May 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck, where Catholic prayer services will be conducted this afternoon. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue, Father Mariusz Gorazd officiating. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue.

Those wishing to remember Mike in a special way may make a donation to the Cutchogue Fire Department, 260 New Suffolk Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935.

This is a paid notice. 

05/23/17 11:25am

Former Northville resident Patricia Carol Tuthill, 71, of Montclair, Va., died April 21 at her home.

The daughter of Frank and Marie (Snyder) Muchy, she was born April 18, 1946, in Allen Park, Mich., and graduated from Allen Park High School in 1964.

On Sept. 26, 1970, she married Lanny Tuthill in Clinton Township, Mich. She supported him throughout his career with the U.S. Air Force, in which he served from 1970 to 1991.

Ms. Tuthill, a homemaker, was a member of the Lions Club and the Lutheran Church of the Covenant in Woodbridge, Va.
Family members said she enjoyed Jazzercise, crocheting, traveling, baking, genealogy, playing board games with her grandchildren, combing Northville beaches, and being a member of the Lions Club.

Ms. Tuthill is survived by her husband; her children, Scott and Kendra; and two grandchildren.

A funeral service took place April 25 at Mountcastle Funeral Home in Dale City, Va. Burial took place April 27 at Sound Avenue Cemetery in Riverhead.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.