Obituaries

 

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DiStefano, Domenick W. - Died on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the age of 87.  He was the beloved husband of Jo-Ann DiStefano, loving father of Michael DiStefano and Joseph DiStefano, father-in-law of Ivone and cherished grandfather of Joseph, Antonio and Vita.  Mr. DiStefano was a United States Army Veteran.  Private Cremation held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:45 AM under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Crowley, Rev. John Anthony - Died on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the age of 86 after a long illness. Fr. was the son of Mary Harten and Edward Crowley. He was raised in a traditional Irish Family in Maspeth, NY. Fr. had six siblings; three brothers and three sisters.  He graduated Power Memorial High School in New York City in 1949.  Two years after graduation, Fr. joined the Congregation of the Missions (Vincentians) He attended St. Joseph College in Princeton, NJ, St. Vincent Seminary in Germantown, PA and Mary Immaculate Seminary in North Hampton, PA. He was Ordained on May 27, 1961.  Father was a missionary in Panama. Following his return to the states, Fr. taught in The Minor Seminary in Coral Gables, FL and later in The Major Seminary in Boynton Beach, FL. In 1984 Fr. was incorporated in the newly established Diocese of Palm Beach. Here he ministered as associate pastor at St. Juliana in West Palm Beach, FL, then in Vero Beach, FL where he was founder and first Pastor of the newly established parish of St. John of the Cross. Father Crowley retired to Delray Beach, FL, then to Lourdes Noreen McKeen in 2011.  He was the beloved brother of Anne Houlihan, Sr. Mary Rose Crowley SSND, Margaret Coyle, and the late Joseph Crowley, Walter Crowley and Kathleen Hook, cherished uncle of many loving nieces and nephews, and dear brother-in-law of Eileen Crowley, Mary Crowley, James Hook and Jim Coyle.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Roach, Muriel J. - Died on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 91.  She was the beloved mother of Evelyn Uliano (Raymond), John Roach (Maria), Greg Roach, William Roach (Rosa), and Barry Roach (Karen), and cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and great-grandmother of 14 great-grandchildren.  Interment held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Bailey, Barbara Ann D. - Died on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the age of 75.  She was the beloved mother of John (Eufemio) Torres-Rojas and Ed (Renda) Bailey, loving grandmother of Shawn, cherished great grandmother of Addy, dear sister of Janet Rubano, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mrs. Bailey was a retired NYPD Patrol Officer.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM.  Entombment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Allocco, Dolores - Died on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 80. She was the beloved wife of the late Emilio "Tiny" Allocco, loving mother of Dolores Siesto, Phyllis Rivera and Donna Allocco, mother-in-law of Joseph and Oscar, cherished grandmother of Richie, Danielle, Ava, Nina and Victoria, and dear sister of Michael Lassandro and the late Joseph Lassandro.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Leo's Church on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John Cemetery Ave Maria Garden Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Balmeo Dayoan, Jocelyn - Died on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 56.  She was the beloved mother of Mark Dayoan and Alexa Dayoan, cherished daughter of Josefina Balmeo, loving sister of Arnel Balmeo, Wilfredo Balmeo, Warfredo Balmeo, Sigfredo Balmeo and Arlene Merchan, dearest friend of Luz Muņoz, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Cogliano, Carmela - Died on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 93.  She was the beloved wife of the late John Cogliano, loving mother of Camille Anastasiou, John Cogliano, Anthony Cogliano and Stephen Cogliano, mother-in-law of George, Annette and Diane, cherished grandmother of Daniel, Joseph, Christopher, Carly Ann and Anthony, dear sister of Anthony Esposito, Michael Esposito and Mary Sgrizzi, and also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Paravati, Francesca - Died on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 92.  Born in San Sostene, Calabria, Italy.  She was the beloved wife of the late Francesco Paravati, loving mother of Vito (Anne) Paravati, Joseph (Mary) Paravati, Theresa Paravati and Carlo (Franca) Paravati, cherished grandmother of Frances, Denise, Frank, Joseph (Christine), Kathryn (Danny), Dana (Jared), Michael and Ava, and great-grandmother of Gianna, Isabella, JoJo, Valentina, Tyler, Nicky, Antonio and Hailey.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Entombment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Dowling, William E. - Died on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the age of 64.  He was the beloved son of the late William and Anna Dowling, loving brother of Maryann Schembri and brother-in-law of Raymond, and also survived by many loving cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 9:15 AM.  Interment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Falzone, Anthony T. - Died on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the age of 79.  He was the beloved husband of the late Jean Falzone, loving father of Anthony Falzone Jr., Gene Falzone, Doreen DeVito, Darin Falzone and Darlene Korpai, cherished grandfather of Robin, Tom, Daniel, Rachel, Jason, Sierra, Melanie, Hailey, Ryana and Hudson, great-grandfather of Maddie, dear brother of Marie Aiello and Thomas Falzone, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mr. Falzone served in the United States National Guard.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Dechiaro, Joanne - Died on Monday, September 4, 2017 at the age of 67.  She was the beloved mother of Joanne M., Michele and Mariangela, cherished grandmother of Alex, Jordan, Grace and Isabella, and loving sister of Joseph.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Moreau, Ana Maria - Died on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the age of 68.  She was the beloved wife of Luis F. Moreau, loving mother of Jeanette & Shawn Alston and Jafet & Ivan Larregui, cherished grandmother of Shawn, Shameek, Shane, Brianna and Brandon, and also survived by many loving brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Incarnation Church on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 11:30 AM.  Interment followed at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Andaluz Alonso, Oscar Milton - Died on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 70.  He was the beloved son of Dinorah Alonso, loving father of Wendy Fernandez, Milton Andaluz, Patrick Allen Andaluz and Ilene Castronovo, cherished grandfather of 10 grandchildren, great-grandfather of 2 great-grandchildren, dear brother of Rafael Andaluz, Dinorah Guido, Rhina Carroll and George Alonso, and dearest uncle of Adriana, Stephanie and Gabriella.  Mr. Andaluz was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  Interment followed at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Cemetery, Wrightsville, NJ under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

LoCapo, Katherine - Died on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at the age of 80.  She was the beloved wife of the late Leo J. LoCapo, loving mother of George Michel, Kenneth Michel, Patricia Czeladko and Cheryl Baranja, cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren, great-grandmother of six great-grandchildren and dear sister of John Dobbins.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Fazzolari, Teresa - Died on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at the age of 83.  She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Fazzolari, loving mother of Savino Fazzolari, Robert Fazzolari and the late Gina Fazzolari, loving sister of Domenico, Rosa and Rocco, and cherished aunt of many loving nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 10:45 AM.  Interment followed at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Rakowsky, Gloria M. - Died on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 84.  She was the beloved wife of the late Walter A. Rakowsky, loving mother of Gabby Brady and Brenda Sommella, mother-in-law of Austin and Ronnie, cherished grandmother of Michael & Wanda, Laura and Christopher, and great-grandmother of Dylan.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.