Ella Phillips

Ella Phillips of Riverhead died Feb. 8. She was 81.

She was born April 14, 1937, in North Carolina to Hilda and Harvey Midgette. She and her husband, William, were married in 1989.

Ms. Phillips was an assembler at Hazeltine and later worked as a dietician at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

She was predeceased by her husband. Ms. Phillips is survived by her children William Jr., of Riverhead, James, of Florida, Treasa, of North Carolina and LaMae Samuel of Buffalo; her brother, Willie Midgette of North Carolina; and many grandchildren.

Graveside services will take place Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m., at Riverhead Cemetery. McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead assisted the family.