Diane Bennett

Former Riverhead resident Diane Bennett of Moriches died Dec. 26 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 52.Ms. Bennett was born July 27, 1966, to JW and Helen Bennett.

She graduated from Riverhead High School in 1986 and worked as a security guard and taxi driver.

Family said she enjoyed video games and lottery scratch-offs.

Ms. Bennett is survived by her son, Micah, of Westhampton Beach; her mother, Helen; and her siblings, Carl and James, of Riverhead.

The family will receive visitors Monday, Dec. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a religious service will also take place. Cremation was private.