Virginia G. Pakes of Riverhead died at Peconic Bay Medical Center on March 8, 2017. She was 81 years old.
She was born on March 10, 1935 in Brooklyn to Charles J. Smith and Gertrude Olsen.
Predeceased by her husband Dennis and her son James J. Capurso, she is survived by her daughters Genine M. Manglaviti (Dominick), Allison M. Allan (Alex), Donna M. Capurso and Robin D. Soulighy, her daughter-in-law Susan Capurso, her grandchildren Erika, Michael (Brittany), Joe (Megan), Shannon, Melissa, Carl, Jimmy, Jesse, Eric, John and Michael, her great-granddaughter Juliana and two “fur babies,” Gracie Mae and Bella Rose.
A gathering celebrating her life will take place at the Flanders Men’s Club on March 26 at 2 p.m. with food and beverages to follow.
Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home is assisting the family.