Obituaries

 

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Dowd, Daniel - Died on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the age of 58.  He was the beloved son of Florence Mabel and the late John K. Dowd, loving brother of Michael Dowd, John Dowd and the late Thomas Patrick Dowd, and dear brother-in-law of Joan Reilly Dowd.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Andriach, Edith - Died on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 91.  She was the beloved wife of Pasquale Andriach, loving mother of Jeanne Kruithoff, Maryann Andriach and the late Judyann Andriach, and dear sister of Yolanda D'Ambrosio.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital stjude.org.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Boetel, William H. - Died on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the age of 72.  He was the beloved husband of Patria Boetel.  Retired employee of the Maspeth Public Library.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Ascension Church on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 11 AM.  Cremation & Entombment of Cremated Remains followed at Fresh Pond Crematory & Columbarium, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Alvero, Rafaela Esther - Died on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the age of 93.  She was the beloved wife of the late Jose Ernesto Alvero, loving mother of Ernesto J. Alvero and Demetrio Alvero, and dear sister of Else Del Campo and the late Melba Leyte-Vidal.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Ascension Church on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 10 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Franzese, Louis S. - Died on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the age of 87.  Mr. Franzese was a United States Army Veteran.  Graveside Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Grieco, Basil - Died on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the age of 97.  Member of Mario Lanza Sons of Italy Lodge 2491.  He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine Grieco, loving uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle of many loving nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Cloister, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Annunziato, Irene - Died on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the age of 80.  She was the beloved wife of David T. Annunziato, loving mother of Mark Ogrodnik and the late Diane Ogrodnik, cherished grandmother of Brian, Danielle, Kristin, Michael, Ashley and Megan and great-grandmother of Brielle and Brayden.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Marano, Salvatore C. - Died on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the age of 75.  He was the beloved husband of the late Jeannette L. Marano, loving father of Ann Marano and Jennifer Marshall, father-in-law of Paul, cherished grandfather of Hannah, Megan and Shane, and dear brother of Angelina Orsino, Josephine Biasetti, Cynthia Marra and the late Frank Marano.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on February 24, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Ayala, Derek Louis - Died on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the age of 29.  He was the beloved son of Clara and the late Pablo Ayala, loving brother of Adam Ayala, cherished grandson of Jose Zarate, and dear nephew, cousin and friend to many.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Ascension Church on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Cadme de Cayamcela, Maria D. - Died on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the age of 60.  She was the beloved wife of Gerardo M. Cayamcela, loving mother of Danny (Nelly) Cayamcela, Elsa (Harold) Cayamcela, Andres Cayamcela, Mario Alexander Cayamcela and Margarita Cayamcela, cherished grandmother of Gianna and Jonathan, devoted daughter of Luis Cadme and Carlota Vicuna, and dear sister of Piedad Cadme, Rosa Cadme, Zoila Cadme, Luz Cadme, Luis G. Cadme and the late Maria Concepcion Cadme.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Teresa's Church on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 9 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Rempuszewski, Theodore - Died on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 91.  He was the beloved husband of the late Sophie Rempuszewski, loving father of Christine and Robert, father-in-law of Vincent and Susan, cherished grandfather of Christine, Vincent, Tyler and Justin, great-grandfather of Tommy and Samantha, dear brother of Kitty Buczwnski, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mr. Rempuszewski was a United States Army Veteran who served during World War II.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

McGinnis, Daniel - Died on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 67.  He was the beloved husband of Madeline McGinnis. Loving father of Rocco, cherished grandfather of Vincent. Private Cremation held on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Eusebio, Ramon A. - Died on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at the age of 59.  He was the beloved husband of Nancy B. Eusebio, loving father of Franklyn Eusebio, Julio Cesar Eusebio, Argelis Eusebio, Lorena Eusebio, Jose Diaz, Osvaldo Diaz, Lisbel Figueroa, Keiter Tolentino and Elina Nunez, cherished grandfather of Stephany, Edison, Bryan, Juliani, Juliet, Brianna, Lilah, Lauren and Jose, and dear brother of Mayra, Jocelyn, William, Nelson and the late Elisa.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 12:30 PM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Tun, Win - Died on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the age of 54.  He was the beloved son of Mya M. Hla and Tin Maung and loving brother of Aye Thein.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 12 PM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Gonzalez, Esnaidel L. - Died on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the age of 53.  He was the beloved husband of Isabel Moreira, loving father of Samantha Gonzalez and Jason, cherished son of Emily White, dear brother of Juan Antonio, Luiz, and Gisele, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.  Private Cremation held on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY.  Memorial Mass offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10 AM under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Maraldo, Ellen B. - Died on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the age of 54.  She was the beloved wife of Robert A. Maraldo, dear sister of the late Rochelle Foehl and Marty Askinazi, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Micheli, Marie -Died on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at the age of 86.  She was the beloved wife of the late Roger P. Micheli, loving mother of Loreen Micheli, Patricia Caputo (Angelo) and James Micheli (Rachel), and cherished grandmother of Lisa, Jenna, David, Stevie and Casie.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 10:30 AM.  Interment followed at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Perez, Jose Luis - Died on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the age of 84.  He was the beloved husband of Iluminada Perez, loving father of Luis Perez (Delmy), Michael Perez (Elizabeth) and the late Andrew Perez, cherished grandfather of David, Andrew, Monica, Michael A., Christine, Angela and Nicole, and great-grandfather of 8 great-grandchildren.  Mr. Perez was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict.  Private Cremation held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

McNally, James A. - Died on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the age of 63.  Originally of Coalisland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland and Proprietor of The Ceili House of Maspeth, NY.  He was the beloved husband of Heidi Klie McNally, loving brother of Philip McNally and the late David McNally, and cherished uncle of Maria, Dana and Oonagh.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  Interment followed at St. Mary and St. Joseph's Cemetery, Coalisland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Murillo, Flor M. - Died on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the age of 74.  She was the beloved wife of Artemio Murillo, loving mother of Juan Murillo, Victor Murillo and Jason Murillo, and cherished grandmother of Maria, May, Mary Joyrce and Jason.  Private Cremation held on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Occhiogrosso, Mary - Died on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the age of 95.  She was the beloved mother of Mary Ann White and William White, and cherished grandmother of Amanda Vignone, Jarret Vignone, Christopher White and Alexis White.  Mrs. Occhiogrosso was a United States Army Veteran who served during World War II.  Cremation Service was held at Fresh Pond Crematory on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 11 AM.  Interment of Cremains to follow at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Rizzo, Giuseppe - Died on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the age of 86.  He was the beloved husband of the late Giuseppina Rizzo, loving father of Mariella Mannina and Frank Rizzo, cherished grandfather of Alessandro, Carla, Nicholas and Danielle, and dear brother of Andrea Rizzo, Giuseppina Rizzo and Agata Rizzo.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10:45 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Ave Maria Garden Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Castonguay, Kathleen Dunphy - Died on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the age of 75.  She was the beloved mother of Catherine Pineyro and Jimmy King, cherished grandmother of Nicholas, loving sister of Mary Truta, William Dunphy, Eileen Reilly, Kevin Dunphy, Coleen Meli and the late James Dunphy, Thomas Dunphy, Roger Dunphy, Ann Neubauer, Michael Dunphy, Patrick Dunphy, John Dunphy, Charles Dunphy and Elizabeth Festa-Davitt, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Meehan, Mary T. - Died on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 83.  Born in Coolmain, County Monaghan, Ireland.  She was the beloved wife of the late Francis Meehan, loving sister of Paul McKenna & Maureen, his sister Kathleen and the late Francis McKenna, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Kolodziejek, Waclaw - Died peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the age of 94.  As a Polish Catholic Holocaust survivor and one of the earliest prisoners deported into Auschwitz, he suffered and survived 5 years of Nazi forced labor, starvation, medical experimentation, torture, and was condemned to death and tattooed with “2254” on his chest.  As a Holocaust survivor he contributed to the efforts of The Polish American Congress to fight misrepresentation of Polish Catholics in WWII and to educate the public that Poles were the primary victims of Nazi persecution in which 3,000,000 Christian Poles were killed. He was awarded the Krzyz Oswiecimski by President Walesa of Poland.  He was the beloved father of Patricia Kolodziejek and Carol Kolodziejek-Garcia, and cherished grandfather of Philip and Andrew.  Mr. Kolodziejek was a Untied States Coast Guard Veteran.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Matthias Church on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 9:15 AM.  Interment followed at Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, Doylestown, PA under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Tasik, Michael J. - Died on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the age of 92.  He was the beloved husband of the late Martina Tasik, loving father of Maureen Tasik and Dennis Tasik, cherished grandfather of Christopher, Holly, Scott, Kimberly, Ashlie, Laura and Michael, and proud great-grandfather of Alexandria, Connor, Kaitlyn and Samantha.  Mr. Tasik was a proud and distinguished United States Army Veteran who served during World War II, a D-Day invasion participant and recipient of a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.  The family would like to extend the option for those who wish to make a donation in Michael's memory to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Corpus Christi Church on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Resurrection Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Bernard, Andrea A. - Died on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the age of 63.  She was the beloved mother of Nelson Collado, Rosemarie Espinal, Anna Collado and Altagracia Collado, cherished grandmother of 13 grandchildren and dear sister.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10:45 AM.  Interment followed at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Bogdanovic, Ivo - Died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the age of 80.  He was the beloved husband of the late Zora Bogdanovic, loving father of Edi Bogdanovic, Robert Bogdanovic and Ivo Bogdanovic Jr., and cherished grandfather of Ivo, Ivana, Anthony and Marco.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Raphael Croatian Catholic Church on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Smith, Gerard T. - Died on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the age of 67.  He was the beloved husband of Carol Ann Smith, loving father of Giselle Smith, cherished grandfather of Guenevere Smith and Marquel Reyes, and dear brother of Thomas Smith.  Funeral Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Sawicki, Josephine - Died on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the age of 101. She was the beloved wife of the late William Sawicki, loving mother of Barbara Ruiz, Marie Sawicki, James Sawicki and the late William Jr. and Gloria, cherished grandmother of John, Jeremy, Jenna, Joe, Matt and the late Anthony, great-grandmother of Johnny, Richard and Robert, dear sister of Frank LaBue, Ann Faivre and the late Rose Alfieri, Pete LaBue, Mary Nuovo, Carmello LaBue, Jim LaBue and Joseph LaBue, and also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home. 

 

Siena, Giuseppe - Died on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the age of 88.  He was the beloved husband of the late Anna Siena, loving father of Jeanine Maniscalco, Serge Siena and Vincent Siena, cherished grandfather of Frank, Alexandria, Joseph, Joseph, Sabrina and Anthony, and great-grandfather of Annabella and Luca.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Entombment followed at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Giuliano, Antoinette "Nettie" - Died peacefully in her home on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the age of 99.  She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph C. Giuliano, loving mother of Mary Jane Lee and Anthony Giuliano, mother-in-law of Vincent Lee and Hanna Giuliano, proud grandmother of Elizabeth, Joseph, Michael, Peter and Christopher and cherished great-grandmother of 9 great-grandchildren.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church (Manhasset, NY) on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Percudani, Paul - Died on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the age of 94.  He was the beloved husband of the late Dolores Percudani, loving father of Anne Denise McInnis, father-in-law of Michael, and cherished grandfather of Gerard.  Dr. Percudani was a United States Army Veteran who served during World War II.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Markiewicz, Frank - Died on Monday, December 26, 2016 at the age of 98.  She was the beloved husband of the late Zofia Markiewicz, loving father of Andrew J. Markiewicz and the late Richard Markiewicz, father-in-law of Nina and Maria, cherished grandfather of Beata and Tom, and great-grandfather of Nicholas, Christopher, Vincenzo, Annelise and Tyler.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Holy Cross Church on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 9:30 AM.  Entombment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery Hillside Mausoleum, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Gandino, Lisa - Died on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the age of 36.  She was the beloved daughter of Vincent and Helen Gandino, loving sister of Vincent Gandino, cherished aunt of Xavier Gandino, dear niece of George Zadorozny, and also survived by her loving family and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Kowalska, Stanislawa - Died on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the age of 96.  She was the beloved mother of Leszek Kowalski, mother-in-law of Roza, and cherished grandmother of Roger and Robert.  Private Cremation held on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.  Funeral Mass offered at Holy Cross Church on Saturday, January 7, 2016 at 9:30 AM.  Memorial Services held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11 AM.