Stefny S. Dobec

Stefny S. Dobec, a former Southold resident, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at West View Manor Nursing Home in Wooster, Ohio. She was 97 years old.

She was born Sept. 3, 1914, in Peconic, N.Y., the daughter of George and Beverly (Dumiencyk) Berkowski.

She was a homemaker, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ohio and a former communicant of Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue.

Surviving are her children, Richard (Patricia) Dobec of Wooster and Dolores (Robert) Kramkowski and Caroline (Jon) Chuzi, both of Cobleskill, N.Y.; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Georgianna Danowski of Aquebogue, N.Y.; and a sister-in-law, Toni Berkoski of Peconic.

Stefny was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Watston Dobec; her sisters Helen Carlin and Josephine and Mary Berkoski; and her brother, Stanley Berkowski.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church by Father Marian Bicz. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold assisted the family.

This is a paid notice.