Mary F. Nethercott

Mary F. Nethercott of Riverhead died Oct. 16 at age 87.

She was born March 23, 1925, in Washington, D.C., to William and Mary (Cullen) Poore and was educated through high school. She was a homemaker for most of her adult life.

Predeceased by her husband, Robert, in 1991 and a son, also Robert, Ms. Nethercott is survived by her children, Margaret Henschel of Michigan, Mary Kathleen Simmons of North Carolina, Gail Toscano of Southampton, Kevin of Riverhead, Ann Sendlewski of Calverton, and Patricia Kwasna of Riverhead; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will take place  Thursday, Oct. 18, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead. A service will be held Friday, Oct. 19, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead, followed by interment at the church cemetery.

Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.