Died: Friday, June 30, 2006
Betty F. McNary died at her home in Riverhead on May 30.
She was born on October 22, 1917 in Jamesport to George Benjamin and Marie Mitchell. Mrs. McNary served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II, and landed in Normandy, France, with the 306th General Hospital, soon after D-Day. She worked as a nurse at from Central Suffolk Hospital from 1950 to 1980, and was a member of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead.
Mrs. McNary is survived by her husband, Spencer; her daughters, Susan and her husband Wayne Swiatocha of Southampton and Kathleen McNary of Watermill, and her grandson Wayne, Jr. and his wife Jessica, of Southampton. A memorial mass was held last Thursday at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, with Rev. Thomas Coby officiating.