Obituaries

 

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Toledo, Marta Rodas - Died on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the age of 77. She was the beloved wife of the late Carlos Romeo Rodas and dear sweetheart of Jamie Toledo, loving mother of Mayra Khater and the late Carlos, mother-in-law of Samir Y. Khater, cherished grandmother of Omar, Youssef, and Samir, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, and friends.  A Mother to few, an Angel to many. God chose you and we know you're ready.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 1 PM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Jablonski, Irene R. - Died on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Jablonski, loving mother of Barbara A. Sibert and Anthony Jablonski, mother-in-law of Jim and Carol, cherished grandmother of Eric, Christian, Carleen and Catherine, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Sonnessa, Theodore P. - Died on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the age of 84.  He was the beloved husband of the late Agnes, father of Margaret Palma and Christina Synnott, father-in-law of William, grandfather of Jo Anna (Damien), Christopher, and Megan, and great grandfather of Lex and Alora.  Funeral services were offered at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Dodge, Patricia - Died on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the age of 66.  She was the beloved sister of Maryjane Dodge.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 10 AM.  Interment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Buragina, Antonio - Died on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the age of 91.  He was the beloved husband of husband of the late Victoria Buragina, loving father of Carmela Sexton, Frank Buragina, Joseph Buragina, and Alberto Buragina, cherished grandfather of Kathleen, Daniella, Anthony, Lisa, Michael, Frankie, Matthew, Dana and Alyssa, and great-grandfather of Sebastian.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert's Church on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 10 AM.  Entombment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery Trinity Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Wassmer, Marie - Died on Friday, August 14, 2015 at the age of 78.  She was the beloved wife of the late Harold Wassmer, loving mother of Steven Wassmer, Victoria Wassmer and Harry Wassmer, mother-in-law of Rosemarie, Robert and Laura, cherished grandmother of Sara and Steven, dear sister-in-law of Carol & John Lombardo, and dearest aunt of Donna Maria and Anthony.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Sarrocco, Gloria J. - Died on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the age of 85.  She was the beloved wife of the late Hugo Sarrocco, loving mother of Jean A. Foris, Carol Wasserfall and John Sarrocco, mother-in-law of Mark, Scott and Diane, cherished grandmother of Mark, Lisa, Jessica, Ryan, Steven, James and John, and great-grandmother of Christopher and Joseph.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 11 AM.  Interment followed at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Perera, Muthukuttige Nelson - Died on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the age of 72.  He was the beloved husband of Jan Regina Perera, loving father of Victoria Perera-Roman, Dulan Perera and Dushan Perera, loving stepfather of Nicole Gaines, father-in-law of Barrington, Alish and Charles, cherished grandfather of Sean, Brendan, Dylan, Roman and Desiree, dear brother of Mandalika, Henry, Mervin, Sarath, Shrima, Malika and the late Lionel, Irene and Siril, and also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Mr. Perera was a protocol supervisor with the United Nations Mission of Qatar.  In Lieu of Flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Mount Sinai Hospice.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 10 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Gulotta, Matthew - Died on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the age of 91.  He was the beloved husband of the late Crocifissa Gulotta, loving father of Salvatore Gulotta, Joseph Gulotta and Ernesto Gulotta, father-in-law of Camille and Mafalda, and cherished grandfather of Matthew, Cristina and Nicholas.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Holy Trinity Church on Wednesday, August 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM.  Entombment followed at St. John's Cemetery Resurrection Mausoleum, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Connolly, Joyce - Died on Friday, August 7, 2015 at the age of 79.  She was the beloved wife of the late Francis A. Connolly, loving mother of Sharon DeMartin, David Connolly and the late Kenneth Connolly, cherished grandmother of Kenneth and Samantha, dear sister of Don Neuhart, Wanda Neuhart and Barbie Neuhart.  Private Cremation was held on Monday, August 10, 2015 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Cardenas, Juan Pablo - Died on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the age of 39.  He was the beloved son of Nely Beatriz Toral and Pedro Cardenas, loving father of Juan Andres and Juan Pablo Cardenas, dear husband of Carla Flores, and cherished brother of Marcelo and Pedro.  Cremation Service was held on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 2 PM at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

DeCastro, Christopher C. - Died on Friday, August 7, 2015 at the age of 64.  He was the beloved husband of Yolanda DeCastro, loving father of Christine Canas and Charlyn DeCastro, father-in-law of Jose Canas, cherished grandfather of Joseph Christopher, dear brother of Freddie, Jessie, Glicer, Benny, Nando, Nila, Sally, Lisa and Lillian, and also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Ascension Church on Saturday, August 15, 2015.  Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Alvarez, Eduardo - Died on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the age of 61.  He was the beloved husband of Edith Alvarez, loving father of John Alvarez, Karen Alvarez, Evelyn Rosa and Eric Alvarez, cherished grandfather of Nicole and Samuel, dear brother of Walter, Rosemary, William, Irene, Carlos, Marina, Nuvia and Emperatriz.  Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 10 AM.  Cremation followed at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Velez, Raymond A. - Died on Monday, August 3, 2015 at the age of 54.  He was the beloved husband of Patricia Horn-Velez, loving son of Martha and the late Edward Velez, dear brother of Edward Velez and also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  Former Proprietor of Alliance Glass.  Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9:45 AM.  Interment followed at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

Bruntrop, Richard J. - Died on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the age of 89.  He was the beloved husband of Martha Bruntrop.  Mr. Bruntrop was a United States Army Veteran who served during World War II.  Cremation Services were held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11 AM at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home.

 

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.