Obituaries WTC Victim
Cantor Fitzgerald Employee
Franklyn J. Monahan, born in Brooklyn, New York was a 25-year resident of Rockaway Point, coming from Bay Ridge. He was lost in the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center.
Franklyn worshipped at St. Genevieve’s Church, and he was an employee of Cantor Fitzgerald.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Matthew.
He is survived by his father, Matthew; his children, Matthew, Timothy, Megan and Franklyn Jr.; and his brothers, James, Kevin and John.
Visitation will be held at the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home on April 4 from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be held at St. Genevieve’s Church on April 5 at 10 a.m.
Interment under the direction of Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Inc. will take place at St. Charles Cemetery.
Mildred Dulashwitz, born in Manhattan during the "melting pot era", was a resident of Long Beach, New York for 62 years. In 1951, she relocated to Rockaway Beach and never desired to leave. She passed away on March 16, 2002.
She is preceded in death by her son-in-law, Tony Biscaino.
She is survived by her children Joan, Paul, Linda and Gloria; son-in- laws Jack and Bill; grandmother of ten children; and great-grandmother of 9 children.
Interment was held under the direction of the Aliffi and Jordan Funeral Home of Island Park, N.Y was held at Long Island National Cemetery in Pinelawn, N.Y.
Leo Feuer, born in Poland, was an 80-year resident of the Rockaway community. He passed away on March 30, 2002 at the age of 91.
Leo was a member of Young Israel of Bayswater and was a self-employed businessman.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Fay; his two sons, Steven and Carl; his grandson, Michael; and his granddaughter, Aliya.
Interment under the direction of the Boulevard Riverside Funeral Home was held at the Wellwood Cemetery, in Farmingdale.
Florence J. Gorman
Florence J. Gorman, born in Queens, New York, was a 36-year resident of Rockaway Park. She passed away on March 30, 2002.
Florence spent most of her life as a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Gorman.
She is survived by her three sons, Thomas, Joseph and Andrew Gorman; three daughters, Theresa and Frances Gorman, and Mary Kelley; three sisters, Mary Daly, Dorothy Morrison and Margaret Ryback; and nine grandchildren.
Interment under the direction of Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Inc. was held at Calverton National Cemetery.
Loved By Many
Virginia Ryan was born on June 7, 1957, to Elizabeth Williams in the state of Alabama. She passed away on February 5, 2002.
Virginia became a devoted member of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church last year, and she spent the majority of her life as a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her son, Larry Scott, Jr., and her stepfather Raymond Williams.
She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Williams; her daughters, Donita Ryan and Edwina; her brother, Raymond; her sisters, Dorothy, Emma, Ina, Goldie, Lula and Andrenia; a son-in-law, Jamal Johnson; a daughter-in-law, Taya; her nephews, Donnell, Elijah, Lester Jr., and Edward; her nieces, Danielle and Leslie; eight grandchildren, Quiana, DeAngelo, Sarena, Stephanie, Alexis, Henry, Lil Larry and Dimonique; her companion, Rafie Andino; her cousin, Lovely-Mae; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.