Linda J. Boken

12/22/2014 1:35 PM |

Linda J. Boken of Greenport died Dec. 18, 2014, at Stony Brook University Medical Center. She was 65

She was born July 14, 1949, in Greenport to Eleanor (née Santacroce) and Antone F. Skwara, Jr. and was a graduate of Southold High School and State University of New York at Plattsburg.

For thirty years, Linda worked for the U.S. Postal Service and was postmaster in East Marion.

Linda was a communicant of St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport and a member of the East Marion Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her sons: S. Marc Boken of Ashland, Va. and Scot M. Boken of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; her mother, Eleanor Skwara of Greenport; her sister, Nancie Albertson of Southold; her brother Antone F. Skwara, III of Boerne, Texas; and her granddaughter, Jocelyn Grace Boken of Ashland, Va. She was predeceased by her father Antone F. Skwara, Jr., June 14, 2005.

The family received visitors Dec. 21 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 22 at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. The Rite of Committal was private.

Memorial donations to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Long Island Chapter, 1324 Motor Parkway, Suite 102, Hauppauge, NY 11749 would be appreciated.