2004-03-26 / Obits



Teresa A. Bean
Breezy Point Resident

Teresa A. Bean, a Breezy Point resident for more than 20 years, died at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, Florida on March 24.

Bean, who was born in Brooklyn, was an avid golfer and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Rockaway Point, New York.

She was preceded in death by her son, Bryan Bean; and her brothers, Pat rick Rafferty and John Doyle.

Bean is survived by her husband, Joseph A. Bean; a son, Joseph Bean; her daughter, Carol Perrone; grandchildren, Daniele, Joseph, Bryan, Mich ael and Stephen Bean, and Nic ole, Jenna and John Perrone; and a sis ter, Dorothy Taylor.

Funeral arrangements entrusted with the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home on Sunday, March 28, from 7-10 p.m. and Monday from 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Church, Breezy Point on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village.

Regene Burnadette Forhand
Office Manager

Regene Burnadette Forhand, a lifelong Rockaway resident, passed away on March 19.

Forhand was born at the old Rock away Beach Hospital. She was a member of the New Hope Missionary Bap tist Church and worked as an office manager.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Annie Forehand; father, Mor gan Forehand; and a sister, Wilamenia Ross.

Forehand is survived by daughters, Rochelle and Ashley; a sister, Frances Williams; brothers in law, Joe Ross and Mack Williams; sisters in law, Phyllis Ross and Frizel Jones; aunts, Elease Thomas; Hattie Williams; three nephews; cousins; special friend, Steven Adeyeye; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted with Jeremiah C. Gaffney's Funeral Home, with a service held at Gaffney's Friendship Chapel. Disposition is at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Greg Georges
Local Sports Star

Greg Georges, a Texas resident formerly of Rockaway, died after a battle with esophageal cancer, at the Wood lands Hospital, in Texas, on March 23. He was 57.

Georges attended local schools and was a baseball and football star at Far Rockaway High School, class of 1964. He went on to Lehigh University, where he continued to play those sports, and earned degrees in engineering and business. He was president and CEO of Fairway Medical Technologies, in Houston, Texas, dev elop ers and marketers of medical devices.

Georges was predeceased by his parents, An and John Georges, who were longtime Rockaway residents and the founders of Georges Florist.

Georges is survived by his wife, Jan ey; daughter, Jennifer Ogle, a physician's assistant and son in law, Lieut enant Michael Chiesl, United States Marine Corps; a sister, Helen; a brother, Dean, of Rockaway Park; a niece; and three nephews.

Donations may be made to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas 77210-4486.

Fred V. Scheer
Formerly of Broad Channel

Fred V. Scheer, a Florida resident formerly of Broad Channel, died in his sleep on March 10. He was 81.

Scheer, a longtime Broad Channel res ident, lived on 12 Road with his par ents and brother, Andrew. He would marry June Kramer, of West 15 road, and relocate to Inverness, Flor ida. They had two daughters, Nancy and Madeline. Both daughters married; Nancy had two children, Mad eline had nine and there are 16 great grandchildren.

Interment is at Bushkill National Cemetery, in Florida.

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