Obituaries

 

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Spatola, Maria - Died on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the age of 59.  She was the beloved wife of Salvatore Spatola, loving mother of Francesca Spatola, devoted daughter of Francesca and the late Francesco Ruggiero, dear sister of Carmela Trifilio, Vincenza Molinaro, Rosa Aloe, Antoinette Trimarche, Rocco Ruggiero, Francesca Moretta and Salvatore Ruggiero, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Ephrem's Church on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9:30 AM.  Cremation followed at Green-wood Crematory, Brooklyn, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Auriemma, Joseph - Died on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 93.  He was the beloved husband of Mary Auriemma, loving father of Sandra Rosiak, Paul Auriemma, Denise D'Agostino and Diane Auriemma, father-in-law of John D'Agostino, Linda Auriemma and Leonard Rosiak, cherished grandfather of David & Annalisa, Jennifer, Jackie & Chris, Christopher, Michael & Lisa, and Danielle, great-grandfather of Maggie, McKenzie, Victoria and Vanessa, dear brother of Florence, Mary and Rita, dear companion of Bailey, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  Mr. Auriemma was a United States Army Veteran who served during World War II and a member of the American Legion.  Funeral Services were offered at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM.  Interment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

LaPollo, Phyllis A. - Died on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 90. She was the beloved sister of Robert J. LaPollo, and also survived by numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Joan of Arc Church on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 10:30 AM.  Interment followed at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Quay, Josephine - Died on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the age of 91.  She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Quay, loving mother of William Quay and the late Frank J. Quay and Eileen Warmbold, and dear sister of Martha Bland and the late John Cummings and James Cummings.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Volpe, Rocco - Died on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 86.  He was the beloved husband of the late Antoinette Volpe, loving father of Maria & Paul Cresci and Michael & Madeline Volpe, cherished grandfather of Paul, Anne, Nicholas, Scott and Thomas, dear brother of Antoinette Ciani, Vincent Volpe and Lena Volpe, and also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 9:30 AM.  Interment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Deluca, Dennis R. - Died on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 62.  He was the dear husband of Linda, beloved father of Danielle DeLuca, Deanna DeLuca and Lauren Zito, and cherished grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella and Blake.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Margaret's Church on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Gamonski, Martha - Died on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 89.  She was the beloved wife of the late Wladyslaw Gamonbski, loving mother of Henry Gamonski and Walter Gamonski, mother-in-law of Theresa, cherished grandmother of Lisa, Stacy, Sabrina, Jessica, Tabitha, Christopher, Billy and Donna, and great-grandmother of 14 great-grandchildren.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Lanigan, Eleanor D. - Died on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the age of 80.  She was the beloved wife of Edward Lanigan, loving mother of Kathleen Cardillo, Susan Weeks,  Mary Ellen Michel, Patti Fabio, Richard Lanigan and Nora Nolan, cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren, and dear sister of Madeline Hupfer.  In Lieu of Flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The ALS Association - Greater New York Chapter, 42 Broadway - Suite 1724, New York, NY 10004 www.als-ny.org.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Linskey, Muriel B.  - Died on Monday July 6, 2015 at the age of 98.  Born in Maspeth, NY and resided on 72nd Street for over 90 years before moving to Arlington, VA to be with family.  A Graduate of Newtown High School, class of 1935, Muriel was a world traveler and a member of the Maspeth Senior Center. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.  She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Linskey, loving mother of Dennis M. Linskey and the late Carol Linskey, mother-in-law of Mary, cherished grandmother of Michael M. Linskey and Christine Linskey Rosensteel, and dear sister of the late Edward Basler and William Basler.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 9:30 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Zajac, Mary C. - Died on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the age of 64.  She was the beloved wife of Wladyslaw Zajac, loving mother of Gerald Zajac and Karen Ruth, and cherished grandmother of Kiera and Riley.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 10:15 AM.  Interment followed at Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, Doylestown, PA under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Montano, Vito N. - Died on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the age of 86.  He was the beloved husband of Aldina Montano, loving father of Ronald Montano and Diane Montano, and dear brother of Anthony Montano.  Mr. Montano was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Longworth, Ethel R. - Died on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the age of 91.  She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Longworth, loving mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth, cherished grandmother of Frank James, Jennifer Lynn, Vanessa Lynn and James Michael, and great-grandmother of Rowyn Samuel, Alexa Lynn, Finnley and Harrison Grey.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Transfiguration Church on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Barbulescu, Maria - Died on Monday, June 29, 2015 at the age of 68.  She was the beloved mother of Simona Barbulescu and Daniela Rea.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Boviero, Maria - Died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the age of 97.  She was the beloved wife of the late Louis Boviero, loving mother of Louis Boviero, Claire T. Boviero and the late Ersilia Boviero, cherished grandmother of Justin, and great-grandmother of Emily and Eric.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Bonsignore, Mary - Died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the age of 91.  She was the beloved sister of the late Virginia, Anthony, Ignazio and Frank, and cherished aunt and great-aunt.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 11:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Grodzki, Joan - Died on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the age of 78. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Grodzki, loving mother of Diane & Bobby Smith, Joseph & Susan Grodzki, Lillian & Steve Chajkewicz and Ann Marie & Joey Felle, cherished grandmother of Nicholas, Roxanne, Stephanie, Brittany, Rachael, Joseph, Lauren, Christopher and James, dear sister of Vinny Benincasa and Phil Lupo, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.