Peter N. Meras

Peter N. Meras of Riverhead, owner and partner of Star Confectionery in Riverhead, died July 5 at Southampton Hospital. He was 87.

Mr. Meras was born in Riverhead Aug. 21, 1928, to Marina Stravolous and Nicholas Meras.

He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952.

Survivors include his wife, Helene; brother, Anthony; stepdaughter, Katherine Manley; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Mitilda Delehanty, and stepson, Thomas Grathwohl.

The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4  and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 8, at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons in Southampton, Fathers Alexander Karloutsous and Constantine Lazarakis officiating. Interment will follow at Riverhead Cemetery.