2003-11-21 / Obits

Obituaries

Obituaries


Illona Concepcion
Dietary Aide

Illona Concepcion, a Far Rockaway resident for 40 years, passed away on November 13.

Concepcion, who was born in Maryland, worked as a dietary aide in a nursing home.

She was survived by her husband Angel M. Concepcion, Jr.; her daughters, Theresa Concepcion and Lisa Smith; a sister, Lynett Vesselie; and six grandchildren.

Visitation was held at the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery.

Dorothy J. Feeney
St. John's Home Supervisor

Dorothy J. Feeney, a Rockaway Park resident for nearly 45 years, passed away on November 14.

Feeney, who was born in Manhattan, was a parishioner at St. Camillus Church. She worked as a supervisor at the St. John's Home for Boys.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Feeney.

She was survived by her sons, John M. Feeney, Jr., James B. Feeney, Peter J. Feeney, and Michael P. Feeney; daughters, Donna M. Butterfield and Jacqueline M. Stewart; her sisters, Margaret Gasper, Barbara Mastando, and Lorraine Palazzolo; her brothers Charles, Edward, Michael, and Robert Steakin; 15 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Visitation was held at the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home. Interment was at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

Margaret B. French
Homemaker

Margaret B. French, a Breezy Point resident for 50 years, passed away on November 18.

French, a homemaker who was born in New York, was an active parishioner at St. Thomas More-St. Edmunds.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John P. French, and her son Rev. Michael French.

She was survived by her daughters, Kathleen Brothers, Margaret A. French, and Ethel Kelly; son, Charles W. French; brothers, Frank and Joseph Depaolo; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home on Friday, November 21 from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. There will be a funeral mass at St. Edmund's, in Breezy Point, on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery later on Saturday.

Thomas J. Glynn
Ret. Professional Engineer

Thomas J. Glynn, a Belle Harbor resident for 25 years, passed away on November 13.

Glynn, who was born in Brooklyn, was a parishioner at St. Francis de Sales. He served in the United States Army during WWII, and worked as a Port Authority professional engineer. He was retired at the time of his death.

Glynn was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Glynn, and a son, Gerard.

He is survived by his sons, Thomas, Gregory, Michael, Andrew, Patrick, Joseph, Brendan, John, Matthew, and Martin; daughters, Catherine, Marie, and Monica; 16 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Visitation was held at the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery.

William A. Hynes
Former Arverne Resident

William "Billy" A. Hynes, who lived in Arverne for many years, died in Ontario, Canada, on November 3. He was 60, and had been ill with Lou Gehrig's disease.

Hynes, an honor student from P.S. 42, Far Rockaway High School, and Harper College (now Binghamton University), was the author of several books, and articles regarding political and humanitarian issues. Some of his writing became required text for Canadian students.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, of 39 years; a son, Douglasboth, of Ontario; his mother Angelina Hynes (nee Linga Caravano), of Florida; his sister, Cathleen Kadish, of Manhattan; and seven first cousins.

Services and a funeral mass were held in Ontario. A memorial service will be held in Manhattan.

Helen M. Kane
Citi Corp Aide

Helen M. Kane, a Rockaway Park resident for more than 50 years, passed away on November 20.

Kane, who was born in Manhattan, was a parishioner at St. Camillus and was a member of the Golden Age Club there as well as at St. Rose of Lima. She worked as a dietary aide for Citi Corp.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Kane, and a son, Robert Kane.

Kane is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Dorsey; sons, Brian, Kevin, and Matthew Kane; granddaughters Kerri Andrews, Kelsey Kane, and Krysten Kane; grandsons, Timothy Dorsey, and Brandon, Christopher, Cory, and Thomas Kane; great grandchildren Allison, Alexia, and Abigale.

Visitation will be held at the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home on Saturday and Sunday, November 22 and 23, from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. each day. A funeral mass will be held at St. Camillus on Monday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.

Mary C. O'Brien
Homemaker

Mary C. O'Brien, a resident of Breezy Point and Boyton Beach, Florida, passed away on November 14.

O'Brien, who was born in New York City, was a parishioner at St. Thomas More Church. She was a homemaker.

O'Brien was preceded in death by her husband, John J. O'Brien; father, Martin Coyne; mother, Emily Coyne; son, Dennis O'Brien; brothers, Martin and Timothy Coyne; and a sister, Winifred Coyne.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ellen Brosnan, of Fishkill, New York, Joanne Dougherty, and Kathleen O. Ricker, of Tallahassee, Florida; a sister, Emily Vosburgh; a daughter in law, Jane O'Brien; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Visitation was held at the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home. Interment was at St. Raymond's Cemetery.

Dorothy Servello
Far Rockaway Resident

Dorothy Servello, a Far Rockaway resident for 35 years, passed away on November 16. She was 78.

Servello was born in East Quogue, and later moved to Far Rockaway.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald.

Servello is survived by her five children: Gerald, Jr., Michael (Cindy), the late Maria Guthrie, Richard (Diane), Denise Decker, and Keith (Rosemary); 12 grandchildren: Tony, Marissa, Kimberly, Sarah, Daniel, Scott, Jennifer, Christina, Jamie, Carolyn, George, and Keith, Jr.

Visitation was held at Costello Funeral home in Metuchen, New Jersey. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery.


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