Rita Marie Ross

Rita Marie Ross of Riverhead died June 28 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 79.

The daughter of Mattie (Johnson) and Melvin Langhorne, she was born Oct. 26, 1936, in Richmond, Va., and was a homemaker.

On July 28, 1984, she married Seabron Ross Jr. in Riverhead.

Predeceased by her sister Elvan Langhorne in 2014 and her brother John Langhorne in 2010, Ms. Ross is survived by her daughter, Brenda Stallings Moore of Columbia, Md.; her son, Carl Stallings of Laurel, Del.; her sisters Dorothy Langhorne and Ellen Saunders Coles and brother Richard Langhorne, all of Riverhead; and two grandchildren.

The family received visitors July 2 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a funeral service followed. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery.