Doris J. Cox

Former lifelong Riverhead and Middle Island resident Doris J. Cox died Dec. 15. She was 84.

She was born July 26, 1930, to Charles and Florence Smith. Ms. Cox worked as a school bus driver until her retirement in 1991. For the past seven years, she worked as a greeter for Walmart in Riverhead.

Family members said until recently she enjoyed coffee outings with friends, bicycle riding, reading and Foxwood excursions.

Predeceased by her husband Harry in 1979; her son Stanley in 2009; and her grandson in 2012, she is survived by her son Steven of Texas; daughters Cathy Cox, also of Texas, Cindy Relyea of Middle Island and Carole Lawler of North Carolina; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A private family service was handled by Maloney Funeral Homes. Burial took place Dec. 19 at Calverton National Cemetery.