Betty L. (Strebel) McCabe

08/20/2019 12:35 PM |

Betty L. McCabe, of Eastport, formerly of Riverhead, died Aug. 13 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care in Quiogue. She was 81.

She was born Nov. 23, 1937, to Mary Ann (Block) and Joseph Strebel in Westhampton.

Ms. McCabe graduated from Riverhead High School where she received awards in journalism and worked at the family-owned Riverhead Grill where she was loved by her customers, her family said. She then became senior clerk typist at Suffolk County Department of Labor, from which she retired in 2012.

She was a member of Jamesport Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and was a Suffolk County Girl Scout leader. Her family said she was an avid reader and enjoyed jigsaw puzzles.

Ms. McCabe is survived by her children, Raymond Jr., of Delaware, Diane (John), of Eastport, Karen, of Eastport and Robert (Vicki); sisters, Mary Ann Kruszon, Elizabeth Strebel and Josephine Prudenti; grandchildren, Ray, Bobby, Amanda, Melissa, Katie, Joey, Taylor, Courtney and Devin; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitors were received Aug. 16 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Cremation was private.

Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice Kanas Center for Hospice Care.

This is a paid notice.

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