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Obituaries May 22, 2014  RSS feed

DEATH NOTICES

SUSIE CELENTANO died on Sunday, May 18, at the age of 91. She was the
wife of the late Frank, loving mother of Frank and Joseph Celentano, motherin law of Karen and Maryann and cherished grandmother of Sarah, Laura,
Stephanie and Susan. She is also survived by numerous loving nieces,
nephews and friends. AMass of Christian Burial was offered on Tuesday, May
20, at Transfiguration Church, Maspeth, followed by entombment at St. John
Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-
27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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CONCETTAMAZZUCCO died on Saturday, May 17, at the age of 96. She
was the wife of the late Joseph A. Mazzucco, loving mother of Marcella
Berger, Joanne Mazzucco and Joseph S. Mazzucco, mother-in-law of
Elizabeth and cherished grandmother of Jessica, Gabriella and Joseph M. A
Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Wednesday, May 21, at St. Mary’s
Church, Woodside, followed by interment at Bedell Cemetery, Fleischmanns,
under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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ANN T. GRIFFIN died on Tuesday, May 13, at the age of 70. She was the
beloved wife of Deacon Arthur J. Griffin, loving sister-in-law of Maureen,
John and Joan and dear sister of the late Alice and Jackie Quinn. She was the
long-time president of the NYC County Tyrone Society, a long-time member
of Queens Community Board 5 and COMET Civic Association and faithful
parishioner of St. Andrew’s Church, Sag Harbor, L.I., and Transfiguration
Church, Maspeth. AMass of Christian Burial was offered on Monday, May 19,
at Transfiguration Church, followed by interment at St. Andrew’s Cemetery,
Sag Harbor, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth.
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DOROTHY FERRAIOLO died on Monday, May 12, at the age of 75. She
was the wife of the late Alfred Ferraiolo, loving mother of Richard Ferraiolo,
mother-in-law of Maria, cherished grandmother of Gianna and dear sister of
Sally Hardy. AMass of Christian Burial was offered on Saturday, May 17, at
St. Ann’s Church, Staten Island, followed by entombment at Brevard
Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum, Cocoa, Fla., under the direction of
Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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LORRAINE D. ESPOSITO died on Sunday, May 11, at the age of 78. She
was the wife of the late Michael Esposito, loving mother of Michael Esposito
and the late Debra Esposito, mother-in-law of Robin and cherished
grandmother ofAshley, Michael, Jennifer and Joseph. She is also survived by
numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered
on Friday, May 16, at St. Adalbert’s Church, Elmhurst, followed by interment
at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, under the direction of Papavero Funeral
Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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GEORGE KREIDENWEIS of Middle Village died on Monday, May 19, at
the age of 89. He was the husband of the late Katharina, devoted father of
Thomas Kreidenweis and Sonia Kreidenweis-Dandy and dear brother of Ann
Koro and Lorenz Kreidenweis. He is also survived by two grandchildren. A
Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
Church, Ridgewood, followed by interment at St. John Cemetery, Middle
Village, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels,
663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.
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URSULAM. GUARINO of Ridgewood died on Monday, May 12, at the age
of 77. A native of Germany, she was the devoted mother of Angelo Guarino
and Raymond Guarino. Services were offered at Morton Funeral
Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by
cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village.
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LILLIAN SCHENDORF (nee MANTIONE) of Ridgewood passed on
Tuesday, May 6, at an impressive age of 92 years old. She was born to the late
Joseph and Sadie Mantione on December 24, 1921 and married to the late
George Schendorf. Lillian was a devoted mother, sister, grandmother and
great-grandmother. She leaves her children Barbara Hoercher (late son-inlaw Paul Hoercher) Joseph Schendorf and daughter-in-law, Lydia Rubino, her
brothers Charles and Vincent Mantione, six grandchildren and nine greatgrandchildren. She has now joined her son, George Schendorf and siblings
Marion Giglio, Josie Penzillo and Joseph Mantione. Her spirited, funny
personality and love of her family will be impossible to replace and are
imbedded in the hearts of those she touched forever. Services were offered at
theWalsh-LaBella & Son Funeral Home, Glendale, followed by interment at
St. John Cemetery, Middle Village.

BRUCE CHASSEN died on Saturday, May 10, at the age of 66. He was the
beloved husband of Maria A. Chassen, loving father of Donna, Danielle,
Deanna and Daniel, father-in-law of Assi, Peter Allman Peter Brill and Kristi
Chassen and cherished grandfather of Dana Jean and Olivia Marie. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be offered this morning, Thursday, May 15, at 9:45 a.m.
at Our Lady of Hope Church, Middle Village, followed by cremation at Fresh
Pond Crematory, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral
Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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LOUIS MARRERO died on Saturday, May 10, at the age of 71. He was the
beloved husband of Teresa Marrero, loving father of Louis D. Marrero,
Lissette Lopez-Gellys and Aimee Lopez, father-in-law of Denise and Antonio,
cherished grandfather of Gabrielle, Noah, Kevin and Louis and dear brother
of Gilbert, Albert, Eddie, Lilliana and the late Norma Iris. He is also survived
by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Marrero was a U.S. Army
veteran who served during the Vietnam War. A Mass of Christian Burial was
offered on Wednesday, May 14, at St. Stanislaus Church, Maspeth, followed
by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, under the direction of
Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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MINNIE GRAZIOSI died on Saturday, May 10, at the age of 87. She was the
wife of the late Anthony Graziosi, loving mother of Deborah Graziosi and
Diane Braccia, mother-in-law of Peter, cherished grandmother of David and
Brooke and dear sister of Daniel Polidoro and the late Babe Fave and Vincent
Pepe. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered today, Thursday, May 15, at
Holy Name of Jesus Church, Woodbury, L.I., followed by interment at St.
John Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral
Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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CARL MARIANO of Brooklyn died on Friday, May 2, at the age of 80. A
native of Brooklyn, he was the beloved friend of Eleanor and dear grandfather
of Donna Mohr. Mariano was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served as
chief warrant officer in the U.S. Navy, where he retired in 1972. He received
his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis College in 1989 and was
employed with the Brooklyn Union Gas Co. before retiring in 1992. Services
were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview
Ave., Ridgewood, followed by interment at Linden Hill Cemetery, Ridgewood.
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