Johanne Durkin

  • Visitation: 
    Sunday, June 14, 2015
     2:00-4:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Funeral Service:  
    Monday June 15, 2015 at  10:00 AM
    St John the Baptist RC Church
    Wading River, New York
  • Interment:
    Monday, June 15, 2015 
    Following  the Service
    Calverton National Cemetery
    Calverton, New York
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Johanne honor to:
    St. John the Baptist Parish Outreach
  • Service Type: Public


Born: December 7, 1941
Died: June 12, 2015
Age:  73


Durkin, Johanne, (nee Gevenski) of Wading River, NY died peacefully at PBMC at the age of 73. Beloved wife of the late Ray. Loving mother of Deborah M. Durkin-Puia and husband Frank of Ashland, MA , Christopher Durkin and wife Danielle of Mattituck, NY, and Michael Durkin of Denver Colorado. Cherished grandmother of Alec Christopher Durkin and Annelise Ray Durkin. Dear sister of Carol Grzywinski of Jamesport NY and sister-in-law Patricia Viscardi and her husband Frank of Westborough, MA. Loving aunt of two nieces and two nephews. Caring cousin to many, many cousins.


 Johanne retired after 33 years from her position secretary of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, in June, 2007. In September of 2007 she received the Saint Agnes Medal of Service from the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Johanne was an active member of the Wading River Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the Auxillary of the Riverhead Polish Independent Club. She volunteered at the St. John the Baptist Parish Outreach and at Hallockville Museum Farm.


 Johanne enjoyed tending her flower garden, traveling and most of all being “grammie.”

Visitation, Sunday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM, Alexander-Tuthill Funeral Home, 6447 Route 25A, Wading River, NY. Funeral Mass Monday 10 AM, St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Wading River, NY. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John the Baptist Parish Outreach, 1488 North Country Road, Wading River, NY, 11792.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
6447 Route 25A
Wading River, New York 11792

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