Mary Jane Tucker

06/17/2010 12:00 AM |

Mary Jane Tucker of Flanders died June 14 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 68.

She was born Dec. 9, 1941, to Francis and Mary (Daley) Tucker in Brooklyn, where she was raised until moving to Riverhead with her family in the 1950s. She graduated from Hampton Bays High School.

She worked for United Airlines as a storekeeper in New York City for 35 years. Ms. Tucker was a member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead and a former member of its Legion of Mary.

According to her family, she enjoyed crafting, gardening, bead work and puzzles.

Ms. Tucker is survived by her siblings, Florence Hammond of California and Robert, of Arizona.

The family will receive visitors today, Thursday, June 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m., tomorrow, Friday, June 18, at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church.