2005-07-15 / Obits

Adalberto Bardales Farmer

  • Aldaberto Bardales, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 1. He was 77.
  • Bardales was born in San Vicente, El Salvador on May 10, 1928. He was a farmer.

    Bardales is survived by his wife, Pacita Bardales; children, Gonzalo, Silvia, Irma, Edwardo and Walter and his wife; and grandchildren, Barbara, Carolina, Jeanette, David, Abraham, Andrea, Max and Paulita.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home. Visitation was held at Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Friendship Chapel. A funeral Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Good Council in Farmingdale. Interment was at St. Charles Cemetery.

    Charles K. Ekbom

    Cab Driver

    Charles K. Ekbom, a Rockaway resident for almost 20 years, died July 6. He was 60.

    Ekbom, a former cab driver for Shore Car Service and The Duces, was born in the Bronx on June 25, 1945. He was in the United States Marine Corps and fought in the Vietnam War.

    Ekbom was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Ekbom.

    He is survived by his son, Keith Ekbom; daughters, Dawn, Jennifer and Cheryl Ekbom; and grandson Kevin Hill Jr.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lawrence Funeral Chapel. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery on Long Island.

    Raphael Landell

    Factory Worker

    Raphael Landell, a longtime Far Rockaway resident, died July 8. He was 70.

    Landell, a factory worker, was born in St. Catherine, Jamaica on December 31, 1935. He served in the Jamaican Defense Military for twelve years as lance corporal. He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and loved gardening. He received numerous awards for his flowers and vegetables.

    Landell is survived by his wife of 42 years, Adlin; daughter, Elizabeth Rose; grandchildren, Cathline and Matthew; four brothers; two sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home. Visitation and services were held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Interment was at All Saints Cemetery in Great Neck.

    Aston George Lawrence

    Carpenter

    Aston George Lawrence, a longtime resident of Far Rockaway, died July 6. He was 69.

    Lawrence, a carpenter, was born in Kingston, Jamaica on May 17, 1936. He was a member of the Queens Church of the Firstborn.

    Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, Adina Hamilton and William Albert Lawrence; nine siblings; and former wife, Gwendolyn.

    He is survived by his wife, Levien; children, Carol, Winston, Ann-Marie, Yvonne, Claudette and Mark; 12 grandchildren; sisters, Hazel, Ivy and Pearline; several nieces and nephews; and other family members and friends.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home. Visitation and services were held at Queens Church of the Firstborn. Interment was at All Saints Cemetery.

    Catherine “Kitty” M.

    MacIntosh

    Bookkeeper

    Catherine “Kitty” M. MacIntosh, a resident of Rockaway for 60 years, died July 9.

    MacIntosh, a bookkeeper for Metropolitan Life, was born in Brooklyn. She was a member of the St. Thomas More Golden Age Club and of the St. Thomas More Parish.

    MacIntosh was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph A. MacIntosh.

    She is survived by her daughters, Gail Clifford, Jean Jark and Lana Carpenter; grandchildren, Tracy Barry, Sean Clifford, Erin Girardin and Kerry Mannering; and 8 great-grandchildren.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor funeral home. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Thomas More. Interment was at Pinelawn Cemetery.

    Jerdine Jerry Mahone

    Construction Worker

    Jerdine Jerry Mahone, a Rockaway resident for over 40 years, died July 4. He was 63.

    Mahone, a construction worker, was born in Troy, Alabama on January 5, 1942. He was a member of the Burns Memorial Church of God in Christ, located in Jamaica, and of the Macedonia CME Church in Alabama.

    He was preceded in death by parents, Lazarus and Lucille Mahone.

    Mahone is survived by his aunt, I.V. Oliver, who was considered his second mother; wife, Theresa; mother-in-law, Pansy Lomax; brothers, Jeremiah, Jacob, Charles, Willie and Nathaniel; sisters, Mary Teague, Mary Dean and Martha; children, Rodney, Jerelene, Shonda, La’Shawn, Sharron and Jazz; grandchildren, Talisha, Toya, Rodney, Johnyll, Tatiana, Ty’Shawn, Kwa’Sean, Ty’Sean and Key’Sean; son-in-laws, Sean and Leonard; great-grandaughter, Keyana; daughter-in-law, Peggy; brothers-in-laws, Robert, John (best friend), Kevin, Marion and Nathaniel; sisters-in-laws, Debra, Sharon, Peggy, Henrietta, Linda, Odessa, Mary, Maxine and Melissa; and other family members and friends.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home. Visitation and services were held at the Burns Memorial Church of God in Christ. Interment was at the Macedonia CME Church Cemetery in Ansley, Alabama.

    The family would like to thank nephew, Brady McKinnon of Montgomery, Alabama.

    Christopher J. McGlone

    Plumber

    Christopher J. McGlone, a longtime resident of Inwood, died July 5. He was 50.

    McGlone was a self-employed plumber who earned his Associate Degree at Nassau Community College.

    McGlone was preceded in death by his father, James T. McGlone.

    He is survived by his mother, Noreen (Eisert) Shields of Inwood; brothers, James Eisert of North Lawrence and John (Ellen) of East Rockaway; sisters, Nora Hall, Joan Allsop and Elizabeth of Inwood; daughter, Elizabeth Rachel Aherm (David); son, Matthew James (Shay); two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, all of which are from Alabama.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Meserole Funeral Home Inc. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church on Friday July 15 at 9:30 a.m. Cremation will take place at Fresh Pond Crematory in Middle Village.

    Edward “Sonny” Neuer

    Truck Driver

    Edward “Sonny” Neuer, a Broad Channel resident for 40 years, died July 8. He was 89.

    Neuer, a truck driver, was born in New York. He was in the Merchant Marines in WWII, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.

    Neuer was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Neuer.

    He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Neuer; children, Edward, Dawn, John, Debbie, and Patricia and Anthony Werther; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a Harley.

    A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Virgilius R.C. Church on August 19 at 10:30 a.m.

    Virginia M. Parlo

    Bookkeeper

    Virginia M. Parlo, a life-long resident of Rockaway, died July 11.

    Parlo, a bookkeeper for D’Anna/Mobil Oil Co. was a member of St. Rose of Lima Altar Rosary, St. Rose of Lima Young at Hearts and St. Camillus Golden Age Club.

    Parlo was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Parlo; and son-in-law, Thomas Phillips.

    She is survived by her daughters Virginia Burger (Peter), Carol Phillips, and Joan Vreeland (James); son, Martin (Risa); sisters, Margaret Barto and Helen Donnelly; grandchildren, Peter Burger, Gina Lennon, Cara Lyn Matthews, Stewart and Morgan Parlo; and five great-grandchildren.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Rose of Lima.

    Donald Rhodes

    Chef

    Donald Rhodes, a Rockaway resident, died June 24. He was 65.

    Rhodes, a chef, was born in Brooklyn on March 29, 1940. He was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Far Rockaway.

    Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home. Visitation was held at the Full Gospel Tabernacle. Interment was at Forest Park Cemetery in Morganville, New Jersey.

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