Mary E. “Miz” Thomson of Greenport, passed away peacefully June 3, 2019 at the age of 81. She was born in Brooklyn on November 24, 1937 to Eleanor (Ronnenberg) and Martin Heffernan.
She graduated Marymount College and taught art in the New York City public school system for 19 years. In 1970 she married her beloved husband, Jay and they subsequently moved to Greenport where they opened The Furniture Store antique shop on Front Street.
She will be missed by all who knew her and her ability to bring people together as a fun and gracious hostess. Miz had the ability to light up a room with her personality and fun-loving spirit and had a special place in her heart for animals of all kind. She was a loyal member of St. Agnes R C. Church in Greenport and frequently volunteered services to John’s Place.
Miz is survived by her husband, Jay, her brother Paul Heffernan (Jana) of Greenport and niece Heather McDermott (Matthew) of Naples, Florida.
The family will receive friends at the Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport on Thursday, June 6th between the hours of 3:00 – 7:00 pm. A 10:00 am Funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 7th at St. Agnes R. C. Church in Greenport. A private cremation will follow.
The family has suggested that memorial donations may be made to the North Fork Animal Welfare League, PO Box 297, Southold NY 11971.
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North Fork Animal Welfare League, Inc.
P.O. Box 297, Southold NY 11971