Doris Elizabeth Schwenk of Montauk died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on November 4. She was 85.
Born in Rockville Centre on April 17, 1928, to Jarvis and Mildred Helms, she was devoted to making a home for her family. In addition to her grandchildren and her dogs, she loved sports, knitting, the beaches and just being outdoors, her family said.
Predeceased by her husband, William W. Schwenk, she is survived by a son, Leonard W. Schwenk of Montauk; four grandchildren, Jeremy Strain, Alexa Rose Schwenk, Kristina Rose Schwenk and Kendal Bahns; and two great-grandchildren, Logan Strain and Rachel Strain.
A memorial service was held on November 8 at the Montauk Community Church. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.