John Rauert, a 13-year Rockaway resident, died May 27. He was 88.
Rauert was born in Brooklyn. He served his country in the US Navy. He was a member of St. Virgilius Church.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Carol; son, John; and granddaughter, Ginger.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hillebrand Funeral Home. A funeral mass was celebrated at St. Virgilius Church. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, New York.