Maureen Porter

Maureen Porter of Riverhead died Jan. 20 at her home. She was 70.She was born Aug. 26, 1948, in the Bronx to William and Marion (Healy) Cosgrove.

Ms. Porter worked as a certified drug and alcohol counselor for Maryhaven Steps to Life in Riverhead.

Predeceased by her husband, Ben, she is survived by her sons, Matthew (Paula) Melis, Michael Melis and Morgan Melis; her grandchildren, Skylar and Cameron; and her siblings, Rita Downs, William Cosgrove, Patricia Schrader, Dennis Cosgrove and Kathleen Young.

Visiting hours will take place Thursday, Jan. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 25, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Cremation will be private.

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