Mildred Germano of Riverhead died June 5 at her home after a long illness. She was 85.
She was born Jan. 6, 1930, in Queens to Madeline (Spero) and Charles Cono.
Ms. Germano worked as a clerk at L.I. Jewish Hospital.
Family members said she was very involved with the Sunken Ponds Community, where she was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed playing cards and bocce with her neighbors and friends.
Predeceased by her husband Theodore, Ms. Germano is survived by her children, Thomas, of Ridge and Charles, of Mount Sinai; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
The family received visitors June 7 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service was held June 8 at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Churchin Riverhead. Interment took place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Queens.