Jim O'Shaughnessy, a 40-year Belle Harbor resident, died January 12.
O'Shaughnessy was born in Elmhurst, Queens. He served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II. He worked with the New York Police Department for 20 years; he later worked as head of security at Rockefeller Center for 15 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Clare (nee McLaughlin) and brother, John.
O'Shaughnessy is survived by his children, Jim (Anita), Clare, and Kathleen; grandchildren, Stephen, Meagan, and Brian; and brother Buddy (Betty).
A memorial mass was held on January 14, at St. Matthews Church in Largo, Florida. Interment was at the Bay Pines Veterans Cemetery in Florida.