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Obituaries November 3, 2011  RSS feed

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HELEN KOLBASUK died on Sunday, October 30, at the age of 89. Shew as the wife of the late Peter Kolbasuk, loving mother of Eileen Kolbasuk and Peter Kolbasuk, mother-in-law of Elliot and Susan and cherished grandmother of Peter, Jaclyn, Ashley, Amber and Summer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, November 4, at 9:45 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Church, Middle Village, followed by interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

ANGELO FERRARA died on Monday, October 31, at the age of 95. He was the beloved husband of Ann Ferrara, loving father of Carol Samaniego, Thomas Ferrara, Joseph Ferrara and Diane Ferrara, cherished grandfather of Lisa, Allison, Natasha, Adam, Joseph, Bryan, Michael and Jill and great-grandfather of Dylan, Kambrey, Ethan, Michael, Kaitlyn, Brian, Alexis, John, Grayson, Taylor and Noah. He was also a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, November 4, at St. Mary’s Church, Woodside, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, L.I., under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth. 

HARRY PILITZ of Glendale died on Saturday, October 29, at the age of 93. A native of Glendale and past president of the AARP Glendale chapter, he was the husband of the late Dorothy (nee Schmidt) and devoted father of Arleen D. Tzoucalis, Diane R. Morgan and Thomas Pilitz. He is also survived by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were offered at George Werst Funeral Home, A Dignity Provider, 71-41 Cooper Ave., Glendale, by Rev. Gregory Sutterlin, followed by interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.

WILLIAMA. PRZYKUTA died on Friday, October 28, at the age of 74. He was the beloved husband of Helen, loving father of Anthony, John, William Jr., Barbara Ann Allen and the late Gina Marie, cherished grandfather of Anthony, Christina, Jennifer, Paige, Ashley, Billy and Melissa and great-grandfather of Rachel. He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Korean War. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Tuesday, November 1, at Holy Cross Church, Maspeth, followed by interment at Linden Hill Cemetery, Ridgewood, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.