Hallock Elliot Tuthill

Hallock Elliot Tuthill of Cutchogue died Feb. 9, 2015. He was 98.

He was born in Port Leyden, N.Y., July 12, 1916 to Lelia (née Hallock) and Ernest Case Tuthill and later married the former Clara Louise Cooper.

Hallock had been a farmer and caretaker and property manager of area homes. He was also a craftsman who enjoyed caning and wickering.

In the community, he was a member, deacon and trustee of Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, a member of Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council and a board member of Cutchogue Cemetery Association. He and his wife “Cotty” were also volunteers with many local civic organizations.

A loyal New York Mets fan, he will be remembered as a true patriot.

Surviving are his wife, “Cotty” Tuthill and a nephew, John Tuthill. He was predeceased by his son, Cadet William E. Tuthill in 1972 and brothers, John Case Tuthill in 2014 and Ernest Quinton Tuthill in 2005.

The family received visitors Feb. 12 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. A funeral service was held Feb. 13, at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Richie King of Cutchogue Presbyterian Church. Interment took place at Cutchogue Cemetery.

This is a paid notice.