A pancake breakfast to raise money for the family of a 43-year-old Springs mother, who died late last week, will be held at the St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Sunday.
Tara Loper Mansir, whose four children range in age from 5 to 22, died at home after battling ovarian cancer for the second time for over a year-and-a-half. Services are being held on Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Yardley & Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A funeral will be held at St. Luke's on Friday at 10 a.m.
Despite her own cancer battle, she valiantly continued the work of Nana Cares: The Kattie O. Berkoski Foundation, an organization she founded with her sisters in honor of their mother, who died in 2010. She helped raised more than $20,000 since its inception two years ago.
She also used to work at the church.
The breakfast, in the community house of the church on Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon, costs $7 per person. All proceeds will go to her family.