Stella M. Post

03/22/2011 5:17 PM |

Stella M. Post, a resident of Riverhead for 70 years, died March 18 at the age of 98.

She was born in Brooklyn to Stanley and Mary Gadzinski. She graduated from Riverhead High School, and worked for the New York Telephone Company for 43 years, retiring in 1984.

Predeceased by her husband, Frank, in 1960, Ms. Post is survived by her brother, Anthony Gadzinski Sr. of Riverhead. Four other siblings, Jean Brown and Edward, Stanley and Frances Gadzinski, also predeceased her.

Graveside services will be held Friday, March 25, at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Cemetery in Riverhead. Clergy from St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead, where Ms. Post was a communicant, will officiate. Arrangements are being handled by DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.