Obituaries

 

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Inzerillo, Girolama "Margie" - Died on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the age of 90.  She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Inzerillo, loving mother of Robert (Lenin) Inzerillo and Laura (Irene) Inzerillo, dear sister of Mary Campo and cherished aunt and great-aunt.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Christ the Redeemer Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Keras, Michael S. - Died on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the age of 79.  He was the beloved husband of the late Vincentia Keras, loving father of Susan M. Kennedy, Melissa Keras Donaghy and the late Gregory Keras, father-in-law of Richard, Joseph and Shirley, cherished Pop of Gregory Michael, Mariah, Kimberly, Danny, Lauren, David, Matthew, Rebecca, Zoey Arielle and the late Desiree, and great-grandfather of Daniel Michael, Skylar, Margot and Christopher.  In Lieu of Flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Desiree Keras Memorial Dance Fund.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:45 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Spanskie, Anthony - Died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the age of 84.  He was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis Spanskie, loving father of Karen Vaicels, cherished grandfather of Joseph and Robert Vaicels and great-grandfather of Marin Vaicels.  Mr. Spanskie was a United States Veteran who served in the National Guard.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11 AM.  Private Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Stetz, Kathryn - Died on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the age of 98.  She was the beloved wife of the late John Stetz, loving mother of Caroline Gerolimatos and John Paul Stetz, mother-in-law of Robert and Flora, cherished grandmother of Theresa, Christine, Robert, Christopher, John and Lori, great-grandmother of 10 great-grandchildren and dear sister of Jean Anchor.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Holy Cross Ukrainian Church on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  Entombment followed at St. Michael's Cemetery, East Elmhurst, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Ptucha, Helen - Died on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the age of 99.  She was the beloved wife of the late Tim Ptucha, loving mother of Justina Gluck and George Ptucha, cherished grandmother of Thomas, James, Robert, Michael, Nancy, Katrina, Laura, Ryan and John and great-grandmother of 15 great-grandchildren.  In Lieu of Flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Ozanam Hall Nursing Home, Attn: Gail O'Donovan, 42-41 201st Street, Bayside, NY 11361 -or- Autism Speaks, autismspeaks.org.  Divine Liturgy offered at Transfiguration of Christ R.O. Cathedral on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Sanclemente, Carlos C. - Died on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 91.  He was the beloved husband of Martha Sanclemente and the late Dilma, loving father of Harold Sanclemente, Lucy Guerrino, Marcela Blakely and the late Nancy Doiny, cherished grandfather of Janis, Bryan, Andrew and Nancy, great-grandfather of Mateo, dear step-father of Juber and Gildardo and step-grandfather of Jacob and Juber Jr., devoted brother of Antonio, Alfonso, Estella and Marina, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Private Cremation held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY.  Funeral Services offered at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 1-4 PM.  Interment of Cremated Remains to follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia, NJ under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Maliani, Peter C. -  Died on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 81.  He was the beloved husband of Antoinette Maliani, loving father of John, Joseph and Ann Marie, father-in-law of Cynthia, Antonetta and Kenneth, cherished grandfather of Nicole, John, Michael, Samantha, Antoinette and Dylan and dearest uncle of Robert and Beth.  Mr. Maliani was a United States Army Veteran.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Richardson, Elaine D. - Died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the age of 71.  She was the beloved mother of Richard A. Richardson, and loving sister of Edmund C. Godwin, Sr.  Private Cremation held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Hsieh, Michael - Died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the age of 70.  He was the beloved husband of Alice M. Hsieh, loving father of Steven Hsieh and Christina Vowinkel, father-in-law of Daniel Vowinkel, dear brother of Mong Shia and Mong Yueh, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Christ the Redeemer Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Kijik, Joanne V. - Died on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the age of 70.  She was the beloved wife of Richard Kijik, loving mother of Jason Kijik (Michelle) and Bryan Kijik, cherished grandmother of Hailey, dear sister of Elaine Collura, and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Casale, Rose M. - Died on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the age of 98.  She was the beloved wife of the late Frank H. Casale, loving mother of Louis Casale (Diane), Jack Casale (Fran), and Carol Ann Ercolano, cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren, great-grandmother of 30 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandmother of 2 great-great-grandchildren.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Cecilia's Church on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Tonry, Bart - Died on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the age of 85.  He was the beloved husband of Theresa Tonry, loving father of Jackie Miller (Joe) and Theresa Brown (Jeff), cherished grandfather of Joey, Tommy and Molly, and dear brother of John Tonry, Rev. Pat Tonry and Kathleen Kolinsky.  Mr. Tonry was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Stanislaus Church on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10:30 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Dorgan, Cecelia Frances - Died on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the age of 72.  She was the beloved wife of Michael C. Dorgan, loving mother of Maureen Crowley, Joan McAree and Veronica Bzura, mother-in-law of Sean, Richie and the late John, cherished grandmother of Pearse, Owen, Garrett, Catriona, Ciaran, Ryan, Nicole and Logan, dear sister of Eileen Johnston, Doreen Duignan, Kathleen Tisdall, Tom Connaughton, Martin Connaughton, Joan Connaughton and the late Vera Garvey, and also survived by many loving nieces and nephews in Ireland, England and here in the United States.  Frances was a member of the County Cork Association of New York.  Mass of Christian Burial offered at St. Mary's Church on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.