Karen J. Myers

02/15/2012 3:58 PM |

Karen J. Myers of Riverhead died Feb. 15 in Port Jefferson at the age of 70.

She was born April 4, 1941, in Manhattan to Margaret (O’Connor) and Henry Yantz.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas, of Riverhead; her sons, Thomas, of Flushing, and Timothy, of Burt, N.Y.; her daughter, Keri Naso of Baiting Hollow; her brother, John Yantz of Old Field; and three grandchildren.

Visiting hours will take place Thursday, Feb. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead. A service will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church in Riverhead, Father Lawrence Duncklee officiating. Interment will be at the church cemetery.

Donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 245 Old Country Road, Melville NY 11747 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.