Maureen F. O’Connell

Riverhead resident Maureen F. O’Connell died May 23 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 80.

She was born April 17, 1931, in New York City to Joseph and Elizabeth O’Connor. She worked as a cook, and family members said her favorite occupation was taking care of them.

Predeceased by her husband, James, in 1995, she is survived by her daughters, Liz, of Riverhead, and Maureen, of Patchogue. She was predeceased by her son, James, in 2005.

Visiting hours will take place Saturday, May 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Interment will be at Calverton National Cemetery.