Nora Gildea, a Rockaway resident, died May 21. She was 88.
Gildea, a human resources administrator, was born Brooklyn on November 14, 1919. She was a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Church.
She was preceded in death her parents, Patrick and Catherine Gildea; and sister, Margaret Walther. Gildea is survived by her brother, James; and sister, Mary Gildea-Williamson.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home, with visitation to be held on Friday, May 23, from 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Francis de Sales. Interment will be at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.