Obituaries

 

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Heppa, Jacqueline - Died on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the age of 71.  She was the beloved mother of Maria-Ann Dolch and Carolyn Bongiorno, mother-in-law of Robert and Anthony, cherished grandmother of Marissa, Matthew, Jessica and Sarah, and loving sister of Frank Benintendo and the late John Benintendo.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Saturday, January 31, 2014 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Vertuccio, Concetta - Died on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the age of 79. She was the beloved wife of Frank Vertuccio, loving mother of Maria Stalica and Vincent Vertuccio, mother-in-law of Ronnie and Michele, cherished grandmother of Frankie and Gianna, dear sister of Mary Angiolillo, Agnes Cappellino and the late Joseph Menna, Ralphie Menna, Patsy Menna and Anna Campanaro, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Saturday, January 31, 2014 at 10:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Gray, Elizabeth J. - Died on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at the age of 76.  She was the loving sister of William Fischer, dear aunt of Nancy Zagajeski and cherished great-aunt of William and Daina.  Private Cremation was held on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY.  Interment of Cremated Remains followed on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11 AM at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Torres, Theresa - Died on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at the age of 81.  She was the beloved mother of Maryann Torres and the late Joseph Torres, mother-in-law of Theresa, cherished grandmother of Vincent, Edward, Joseph and Lauren, great-grandmother of Keilly, Ethan, Christopher, Yvonne, Collin, Sophie and William, and dear sister of Marie Cannella, Josephine Southerton, and the late Rosalie and Sally.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Thursday, January 22, 2015.  Private Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Grunwald, Stephen K. - Died on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the age of 85.  He was the beloved husband of the late Helen S. Grunwald, loving father of Jeanette Stewart and the late Stephen Grunwald, father-in-law of Stephen, and dear stepfather of Teddy Paliwoda.  Mr. Grunwald was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM.  Interment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Navaretta, Eleanor - Died on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the age of 84.  She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred Navaretta, loving mother of Jean Surowiec, Carl Navaretta and the late Alfred Navaretta, and cherished grandmother of John Carl and Peter.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 10 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Christ the Redeemer Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Turato, Mary - Died on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the age of 99. She was the beloved wife of the late Sam Turato, loving mother of John Turato and Marie Roberti, cherished grandmother of Lori Sempervive and Todd Roberti, great-grandmother of Brianna, Nicole, Tiffani, Jake and Dylan, dear sister of Frank Papa, Vincent Papa, Connie Colucci and the late Ida Papa, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Corpus Christi Church on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Perez, Joaquin - Died on Monday, January 5, 2015 at the age of 84.  He was the beloved uncle of Clara Perez Heredia.  Private Cremation was held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Feminella, Irene - Died on Monday, January 5, 2015 at the age of 66.  She was the beloved mother of Melanie Feminella.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 10 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Impollonia, Michelina - Died on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the age of 82.  She was the beloved wife of the late Michael A. Impollonia, loving mother of Andrea Impollonia, and cherished grandmother of Michael Anthony and Christina Nicole.  A Cremation Service was offered on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 11 AM at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Orsi, Albert - Died on Monday, December 29, 2014 at the age of 74.  He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann Orsi, loving father of Joseph Delphine, cherished grandfather of Jenna and Matthew, and dear brother of Angela Ekroth.  Mr. Orsi was a Licensed Funeral Director and a United States Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Margaret's Church on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 10:30 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Cloister, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Carroll, Brian Francis - Died on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the age of 72.  He was the beloved husband of Mary Carroll, loving father of Francis Carroll, Brian Carroll, Sean Carroll and the late Elizabeth Carroll, father-in-law of Kristy, and cherished grandfather of Skylar, Alyssa, Hunter, Logan, Carley, Ella, Graham and Jenna.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Margaret's Church on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Manzi, Frank A. - Died on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the age of 90.  He was the beloved husband of the late Teresa, loving father of Helene and Linda Manzi, dear brother-in-law of Gloria Manzi, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  Mr. Manzi was a United States Army Veteran who served during World War II.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Ziccardi, Marie - Died on Friday, December 26, 2014 at the age of 68.  She was the beloved wife of John Ziccardi, loving mother of Anthony (Katherine) Ziccardi, Annmarie (Aris) Voulgaris and Nicholas Ziccardi, cherished grandmother of Dean, John and Zoe, and dear sister of Louise and Vincent Vertuccio.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 10:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Berger, Louis M. - Died on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at the age of 79.  He was the beloved husband of Catherine Berger, loving father of Kevin Berger, Karen Ferris, Brian Berger and Thomas Berger, father-in-law of Fatiha, Roxann, JoAnn and the late Eugene Ferris, cherished grandfather of Brenden, Kayla, James and Alia, dear brother-in-law of Sister Marie Gertrude, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 10:30 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Nuccio, Francesca - Died on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at the age of 85.  She was the beloved wife of Francesco Nuccio, loving mother of Emilia Nuccio and Anna Crisafi, mother-in-law of Robert MacFarlane and Salvatore Crisafi, cherished grandmother of Alexandra, Maximilian and Francesco, step-grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren, and dear sister of Ciro Sciortino, Giuseppina Belice, Graziella Eustachio, Salvatore Sciortino and Vincenzo Sciortino.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary's Church on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 9:30 AM.  Entombment followed at St. Michael's Cemetery, East Elmhurst, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Menzer, Catherine "Kay" - Died on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at the age of 83. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Menzer, loving mother of Kathy Forgione, Harold Menzer, Robert Menzer, Michael Menzer and Billy Menzer, cherished grandmother of 9 grandchildren, and dear sister of Evelyn Cavelli.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Ascension Church on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 10 AM.  Entombment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.