Login Get News Updates
For local news delivered via email enter address here:
Profile Subscriptions Mobile Tablet
Obituaries September 11, 2014  RSS feed

DEATH NOTICES

+++
HENRY S. WANG died on Saturday, September 6, at the age of 59.
He was the beloved husband of Nancy Wang, loving father of Lucy
Wang-Ng, Edward Wang and Lisa L. Wang, cherished grandfather of
Christopher, Samantha, Jonathan, Sabrina, Kaelyn and Jareth and dear
brother of Ren Wang, Xu Guang and the late Zi Wang. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be offered Friday morning, September 12, at
9:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, Forest Hills,
followed by interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens,
under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth.
+++
ANTONIO MICELI of Maspeth died on Wednesday, August 20, at
the age of 76. Anative of Burgio, Sicily, he was the beloved husband
of Theresa Miceli, devoted father of Gina, Melissa and Anthony and
father-in-law of Shea, Mike and Silvana; fond grandfather of Anthony
and Robert and a loving brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to
many. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the
Miraculous Medal Church, Ridgewood, followed by interment at All
Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Seneca
Chapels, 494 Seneca Ave., Ridgewood.
+++
GENNARO MIRRA died on Wednesday, September 3, at the age of
82. He was the husband of the late Isola Mirra, loving father of Ersilia
Mirra, Anna Nicolino, Massimo Mirra, Sabato Mirra and Gianni
Mirra, cherished grandfather of Marianna, Vincenzo, Daniella,
Michael, Gianluca, Alex, Nicholas, Isabella, Gianni and Luca, greatgrandfather of Vincent and Victoria and dear brother of Carmine,
Vincenzo, Cosimia and Giovanni. He is also survived by numerous
nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was
offered on Saturday, September 6, at St. Patrick’s Church, Brooklyn,
followed by interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, under
the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
+++
JORGE E. RAMOS died on Sunday, August 31, at the age of 74. He
was the beloved husband of Maria J. Ramos, loving father of Edwin
Ramos and Andrew Ramos, father-in-law of Cheryl, cherished
grandfather of Shelbi and George and son-in-law of Genowefa
Zydolowicz and dear brother of Yomaira Garzon, Patricia Ramos and
Bertha Pedragosa. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews
and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Friday,
September 5, at St. Adalbert’s Church, Elmhurst, followed by
cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, under the
direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
+++
FARO EVOLA died on Thursday, September 4, at the age of 97. He
was the husband of the late Marianna Evola, loving father of Joseph
A. Evola, cherished uncle of Margaret, Frank and Helen and dear
brother-in-law of Joseph Malpigli. A Mass of Christian Burial was
offered on Saturday, September 6, at Transfiguration Church,
Maspeth, followed by entombment at Pinelawn Memorial Park,
Farmingdale, L.I., under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-
27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
+++
MARIUS EDWARD PADURARU died on Friday, September 5, at
the age of 25. She was the beloved son of Aurelia and Dorel and
Florin Marinescu and dear brother of Andrew. A Divine Liturgy was
offered on Wednesday, September 9, at St. Nicholas Romanian
Orthodox Church, Woodside, followed by interment at Mount Olivet
Cemetery, Maspeth, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home,
72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
+++
SOPHIE REMPUSZEWSKI died on Sunday, September 7, at the
age of 85. She was the beloved wife of Theodore Rempuszewski,
loving mother of Christine and Robert, mother-in-law of Vincent and
Susan, cherished grandmother of Christine, Vincent, Tyler and Justin
and great-grandmother of Thomas and Samantha. A Mass of Christian
Burial was offered on Tuesday, September 9, 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.
+++

BERNHARD HINRICHE of Huntington
Station, L.I. died on Sunday, September 7, at
the age of 77. A native of Brooklyn, he was
the dear brother of Jo-Ann Benini. Services
were offered at Morton Funeral Home/
Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave.,
Ridgewood, followed by cremation at Fresh
Pond Crematory, Middle Village.
+++
FRANCES STROBLE of Glendale died on
Sunday, September 7, at the age of 59. A
native of Patchogue, L.I., she was the
beloved wife of David Stroble, devoted
mother of David Stroble, Rose Mohyla,
Steven Stroble and Anthony Stroble and dear
sister of Debra Clark and Joyce Buckley. She
is also survived by three grandchildren.
Services were offered at Morton Funeral
Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview
Ave., Ridgewood, followed by cremation at
Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village.
+++
JOAN MADDEN of Ridgewood died on

Sunday, September 7, at the age of 82. A
native of Brooklyn, she was the beloved
companion of Charles “Chick” Farrell,
devoted mother of Patricia Finn and the late
Deborah Sherol and dear sister of Ray
Peterson and the late Bobby Peterson. She is
also survived by four grandchildren and
eight great-grandchildren. She was a
member and past president of the Women’s
Auxiliary Post 123 and member of the
Grandmothers’ Club. Services were offered
at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood
Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood,
by Rev. Dr. Philip Hardt, followed by
cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle
Village.
+++
ROSALINA CRUZ of Brooklyn died on
Thursday, September 4, at the age of 69. A
native of San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, she
was the beloved wife of Juan Cruz, devoted
mother of Crisel Cruz, Rosaline Cruz, John
Cruz, Joe Luis Cruz, Javier Cruz and Jason

Cruz and dear sister of Amelia Pitre,
Miguelina Pitre, Margaret Pitre, Maria Pitre,
Adrian Pitre, Felipe Pitre and Johnny Pitre.
She is also survived by eight grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren. A Mass of
Christian Burial was offered at Most Holy
Trinity Church, Brooklyn, followed by
interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle
Village, under the direction of Morton
Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663
Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.
+++
CORNEL OPRA of Ridgewood died on
Thursday, September 4, at the age of 72. A
native of Nikolinci, Yugoslavia, he was the
beloved husband of Maria and devoted
father of Mario Opra, John Opra, Patti Szoke
and Dorina Opra. He is also survived by
eight grandchildren. Services were offered at
Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels,
663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed
by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle
Village.