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Obituaries July 23, 2015  RSS feed

Obituaries

DENNIS R. DELUCA died on Sunday, July 19, at the age of 62. He was the dear husband of Linda, loving father of Danielle, Deanna and Lauren Zito and cherished grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella and Blake. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered this morning, Thursday, July 23, at 9:45 a.m. at St. Margaret Church, Middle Village, followed by interment at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

JOSE B. HERRERA ESTEVEZ of Ridgewood died on Sunday, July 19, at the age of 64. A native of San Jose de Las Matas, Dominican Republic, he was the beloved husband of Milagros Rodriguez, devoted father of Elvis Herrera, Marlene Herrera and Elizabeth Herrera and dear brother of Maria Morel, Maria Elvira Duran and Jose Miguel Herrera. He is also survived by four grandchildren. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by interment at the Muncipal Cemetery of San Jose de Las Matas, Dominican Republic.

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MARTHA GAMONSKI died on Sunday, July 19, at the age of 89. She was the wife of the late Wladyslaw, loving mother of Henry and Walter, mother-in-law of Theresa, and cherished grandmother of Lisa, Stacy, Sabrina, Jessica, Tabitha, Christopher, Billy and Donna. She is survived by 14 great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered this morning, Thursday, July 23, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Astoria, followed by interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

MYRA S. SMITH of Ridgewood died on Saturday, July 18, at the age of 73. A native of Brooklyn, she was the devoted mother of Denise Zivku and Frank Smith. She is also survived by two grandchildren. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village.

DRAGA MARTINOVICH of Rego Park died on Wednesday, July 15, at the age of 72. A native of Socol, Romania, she was the devoted mother of Zoran Martinovici and Vioslav Martinovici. She is also survived by three grandchildren. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, by Rev. Djokan Majstorovic, followed by interment at Parohia Ortodoxa Sarba Cemetery, Timisoara, Romania.

JONATHAN ANDRETTA of Ridgewood died on Tuesday, July 14, at the age of 32. A native of Newark, NJ, he was the beloved husband of Casey Trulove, devoted father of Alyssa Andretta, Anaya Andretta and Acen Andretta and loving son of Gary Andretta and Vincenza A. Andretta. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village.

VICTORIA MINGA of Roosevelt Island died on Monday, July 13, at the age of 89. A native of Constanta, Romania, she was the beloved wife of Tanase Minga and devoted mother of Stere Minga and Ecaterina Pondchi. She is also survived by four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, by Rev. Dascelescu Vasile, followed by interment at St. Michael’s Cemetery, East Elmhurst.

MICHAEL MARCONE of Middle Village died on Thursday, July 9, at the age of 67. A native of Brooklyn, he was the devoted father of Barbara and dear brother of John Marcone. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Aiden’s Church, Williston Park, NY, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

ROZA SZAMOSFALVY of Flushing died on Thursday, July 2, at the age of 93. A native of Transylvania, Romania, she was the wife of the late Lazlo. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Ridgewood, followed by interment at Linden Hill Cemetery, Ridgewood, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.