Joan Kuehl

Joan Kuehl of Riverhead died June 19. She was 75. 

Ms. Kuehl was born in Brooklyn, May 7, 1940, to Virginia (VanDenHeuval) and Frank Tyrell.

In 1960, she married Hans J. Kuehl and together they made their home in Flushing and later West Hempstead and Lindenhurst. Upon retirement, they moved to North Carolina and Florida. Eventually they returned to Long Island and settled in Jamesport and more recently Riverhead.

For many years, Ms. Kuehl worked as a secretary for W.A. Baum, Co., in Copiague; the manufacturers of blood pressure apparatus.

Family members said she will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother and friends. She enjoyed traveling and crocheting.

Predeceased by her husband Hans J. Kuehl, Jan. 25, 2012; she is survived by four sons, John, Joseph and Paul, all of Lindenhurst and James of Arizona and two grandchildren.

The family received visitors June 25  at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. A funeral service was held June 26 at the funeral home, officiated the Rev. George Summers. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.