Gloria J. Katzko of Southampton died on April 20 at Southampton Hospital. She was 83.
Born to Raymond and Laura Birchfield in Brooklyn, she married Alexander Katzko in 1949 and worked as a teletype operator for Western Union.
Ms. Katzko is survived by a daughter, Lauran Motty of Southampton; ?two grandchildren, Cristen Motty and John Motty III, both of Southampton; and a brother, Robert Birchfield ?of Florida.
Predeceased by her husband in 1996, she was also predeceased by a son, Alexander “Bud” Katzko, in 2003.
Visitation was held on April 23 at the O’Connell Funeral Home in Southampton, followed by a funeral mass at Our Lady of Poland Church. Interment was at Sacred Hearts Cemetery in Southampton.