Frances J. Conklin

Frances J. Conklin of Flanders died Dec. 22 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 60. 

She was born Dec. 10, 1956, in Queens and graduated from Riverhead High School in 1975.

Family members said she was a devoted mother and an avid Riverhead Raceway fan, who loved being a grandmother.

Ms. Conklin is survived by her sons, Jeffrey Farruggia of Riverhead, Jason, of Riverhead and Christian, of Flanders; her sister, Elsie Farruggia of Texas and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by three brothers.

The family will receive visitors Friday, Dec. 30, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Riverhead Cemetery.