Virginia G. Pakes of Riverhead died March 8 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 81.
The daughter of Gertrude (Olsen) and Charles Smith, Virginia was born March 10, 1935, in Brooklyn and was a homemaker.
Predeceased by her husband, Dennis Pakes and her son, James Capurso, Ms. Pakes is survived by her daughters, Genine (Dominick) Manglaviti, Allison (Alex) Allan, Donna Capurso and Robin Soulighy; her daughter-in-law, Susan Capurso; her grandchildren, Erica, Michael (Brittany), Joe (Megan), Shannon, Melissa, Carl, Jimmy, Jesse, Eric, John and Michael; her great-grandaughter, Juliana; and two “fur babies,” Gracie Mae and Bella Rose.
Cremation was private. Arrangements were entrusted to Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead.
A Celebration of Life service will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 26, at Flanders Mens Club.
This is a paid notice.