Margaret Tuthill

Margaret Tuthill of Riverhead, known as Peg, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the age of 78.

She was born in Mattituck Dec. 28, 1934, to George and Margaret MacMillan and graduated from Mattituck High School.

She married Harry Tuthill in Mattituck on Sept. 14, 1957, and together they made their home in Mattituck for many years.

Ms. Tuthill is survived by two children, Marilyn Higgins of Setauket and Gary, of Cutchogue; a sister, Jean Terpening of Florida; and four grandchildren, Austin Tuthill, Parker Tuthill, Kaely Higgins and Jillian Higgins; a sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Tony Mileska; and a sister-in-law, Jean. She was predeceased by siblings Robert MacMillan and Anne Chapman.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Sept. 24, at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Monsignor Joseph Staudt at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck. Interment was at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue.

This is a paid notice.