Barbara Cardona, a 37-year Far Rockaway resident, died September 25. She was 97.
Cardona was born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico. She came to the United States in 1949 and moved to the Bronx. She later moved to Far Rockaway in 1971.
She is survived by her sons, Edwin (Carmen) and Amilcar (Julieta); grandsons, Luis and David Cardona; and great-grandsons, Javier and Luis.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Meserole Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, with Reverend James Cunningham as celebrant. Interment was at the Rockville Cemetery in Lynbrook, New York.