Joan Boden, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 20.
Boden, a waitress, was born in the Bronx. She was a member of the St. Camillus Rockaway Parade Committee.
She was preceded in death by her children, John and Teresa.
Boden is survived by her sons, William G. Boden, Robert Andrew and James E. McCracken; daughters, Mary E. Stress, Helene Weig and Doreen Raftery; brother, John Hanning; 17 grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home with visitation to be held Friday, March 21, from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. and Saturday, March 22, from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, March 24 at 10 a.m. at St. Camillus Church. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.