Anne C. Leikert

Former Riverhead resident Anne C. Leikert of Mastic died May 22 at the Kanas Center for Hospice in Quiogue. She was 73. 

The daughter of John and Georgeanna Stratton, she was born Oct. 18, 1944, in New Brunswick, N.J.

Ms. Leikert worked as a nurse’s aide for the St. James Nursing Home. She was a member of the Southampton Senior Citizens.

Family member said she enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Predeceased by her husband, Chester and daughter Kathleen Baudanza in 2009, Ms. Leikert is survived by her children Theresa Denny of Mastic Beach and Mechelle Diaz of West Babylon; sister, Margaret Mercado of Center Moriches and 10 grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Friday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to noon at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Burial will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Center Moriches.

Memorial donations may be made to Maureen’s Haven.