Elaine Berman

Elaine Berman of Riverhead died June 24 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 85.

She was born April 19, 1927, in the Bronx, to David and Hannah Lazarus, and was a homemaker for most of her adult life.

Family members said she enjoyed knitting and needlepoint.

Ms. Berman is survived by her husband, Stanley, and her daughter, Susan Loper, both of Riverhead; her son, Bruce, of Holbrook; her sister, Thelma Zeenkov of Maryland; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A service will take place Tuesday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Calverton National Cemetery, Rabbi William Siemers officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being handled by McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead.