Obituaries

 

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Ludwig, Karl - Died on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the age of 71.  He was the beloved husband of the late Agnes Ludwig, loving father of Jen (Steve) Lang, Karl (Trish) Ludwig, Kevin Ludwig, Kris (Megan) Ludwig and Keith P. (Kimberly) Ludwig, cherished grandfather of Jake, Will, Charlie, Ryan and Jack, dear brother of Carol Forde, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  Mr. Ludwig was a United States Navy Veteran and retired NYPD Patrolman.  Memorial Donations may be made to: The Wounded Warrior Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Holland, James - Died on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 56.  He was the beloved son of the late John and Patricia Holland, loving brother of John Holland, Kathleen Holland, and Kevin (Debra) Holland, dearest uncle of Drew, Brittany and Kevin, cherished nephew, and also survived by many loving cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Chiaino, Amelia - Died on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 75.  She was the beloved daughter of the late John and Josephine Chiaino, loving sister of Rosalie M. Chiaino and also survived by many loving cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Transfiguration Church on Thursday, Januiary 18, 2018 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Sireci, Concetta - Died on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the age of 85.  She was the beloved wife of Vincent Sireci, loving mother of Vincent Sireci, mother-in-law of Alina Sireci, and cherished grandmother of Alexzandro and Lorenzo.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Harris, Kenneth William - Died on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 69. He was the beloved husband of Joyce Theresa Harris and loving father of the late Kenneth Ryan Harris.  Mr. Harris was a United States Navy Veteran.  Private Cremation was held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Shanahan, James J. - Died on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the age of 75.  He was the beloved son of the late James and Anna R. Shanahan, dear brother of Dennis T. Shanahan and also survived by many loving friends.  Mr. Shanahan was a United States Army Veteran.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Acosta, Ana - Died on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the age of 76.  She was the beloved wife of Juan F. Balandra, loving mother of Raphael, Mireya, Camilo, Miguel, Juan, Rolando, Jimmy, Henry and the late Patricia and Matilde, cherished grandmother of 23 grandchildren and great-grandmother of 23 great-grandchildren, and dear sister of five sisters and three brothers.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Holland, Patricia - Died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 82.  She was the beloved wife of the late John Holland and Frank DiVito, loving mother of John Holland, Kathleen Holland, James Holland and Kevin (Debra) Holland, cherished grandmother of Drew, Brittany and Kevin, dear sister of Edward and Barbara Kujawa, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Swidzinski, Donald - Died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 55.  He was the beloved father of Devin and Christian, dear husband of Tina Marie, cherished son of Eleanora and Peter Swidinski, loving brother of Lynn Russo, Peter, Renee Ventura and Roman, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10:45 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Woods, Patricia - Died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 66.  She was the beloved wife of William James Woods, loving mother of Barbara Woods, William & Lisa Woods, Michael & AnnMarie Woods, Susan Woods, Nicole McCabe and Danielle Kuratz, cherished grandmother of Joseph, Brittney, Dana, Christopher, Michael, Anthony and Matteo, and also survived by numerous cousins and friends.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Brucale, Frank A. - Died on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 78. He was the beloved husband of Joyce Brucale, loving father of Donna Brucale and Frank Brucale Jr., and cherished grandfather of Gianna Marie.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home. 

 

Bienenstein, Teresa - Died on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the age of 57.  She was the beloved mother of Julia Bienenstein and Greg Bienenstein, loving sister of Angela Ferrara-Muffoletto and Carol Berger, sister-in-law of Jerry and Steven, and dear aunt of David, Michael, Stefanie, Gabriel and Grayson.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Miraculous Medal Church on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9:45 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Norton, Mary Ann - Died on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the age of 79.  She was the beloved wife of the late Matthew F. Norton Jr., loving mother of Matthew Norton, Jimmy Norton and Maura Bistro, mother-in-law of Robert, and cherished nana of John Matthew Bistro.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 at 10:30 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Sanfilippo, Jerry - Died on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at the age of 90.  He was the beloved husband of Girolama Sanfilippo, loving father of Vito Sanfilippo and Josephine Bartolotta, father-in-law of Ellen and Giuseppe, cherished grandfather of Fabio, Gerina, Maria, Kathleen and Gerard, and great-grandfather of Isabella, Austin, Alina, Gianna, Thomas, Michael, Logan, Dylan and Vito.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John Cemetery Resurrection Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

White, William, Jr. - Died on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at the age of 63.  He was the loving father of Christopher "Dominique" White and Alexis White Goldberg, cherished grandfather of Alexia, Zoe, Harrison, Connor and Keira, and beloved companion of Susan Bennetti.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 10 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Macchiarulo, Leonard - Died on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at the age of 89.  He was the beloved brother of Rosina Macchiarulo.  Mr. Macchiarulo was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Francis de Paola Church on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Fuerst, Joan - Died on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the age of 82. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Fuerst, loving mother of Donna & Andrew Czyz, Elizabeth & Rudolph Fristachi, and the late Joseph Fuerst and Timothy Fuerst, cherished grandmother of Andrew, Melinda, Jennifer and April, great-grandmother of Ryan, Matthew, Emma, Charlotte, Addison, Daniel and Brayden, dear sister-in-law of Madeline McDonald, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Bourquin, Peter E. - Died on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the age of 64.  He was the beloved husband of Jean Bourquin, loving father of Matthew Bourquin (Galaxy) and Marissa Bourquin (Kevin), and cherished grandfather of Matthew Jr.  Mr. Bourquin was a retired NYPD Policeman.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Margaret's Church on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 10:45 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Salvador, Gerardo A. - Died on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the age of 77.  He was the beloved husband of Aida C. Salvador, loving father of Geraldine Evangelista and Gerard Salvador, father-in-law of Glenn and David, and cherished grandfather of Mia, Emma and Danni.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Ascension Church on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 10 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Grasso, Joseph - Died on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the age of 82.  He was the beloved husband of Theresa Grasso, loving father of Lisa Ferrara, father-in-law of Jim, cherished grandfather of Tom (Anna) Ferrara, Kris (Keith) Budarf and Alyse (Joseph) Dollard, great-grandfather of Giuliana, Charlotte, Lia, Olivia, Alexandra, Emma and Gabriela, dear brother of Louise Abbate and the late Michael Grasso, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Margaret's Church on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:45 AM.  Entombment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park Garden Mausoleum, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Sulkoski, Gertrude - Died on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the age of 89.  She was the beloved wife of the late Henry J. Sulkoski, loving mother of Geralyn Sulkoski, Glenn S. Sulkoski and the late Gary Sulkoski, dearest sister of Eugene Metzger and Carolyn Ostrowski and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.