Joan Marie Cullen
Joan Cullen, a 15-year Rockaway resident, died January 19.
Cullen, a homemaker, was born in Flushing on July 16, 1930.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Evelyn Cleary; and sister Mary Ann DiCelie.
Cullen is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Francis X. Cullen; children, Theresa, Christopher (Alison), Lisa (Thomas), Jennifer (R.D.), Mary Frances (Nicholas), Brian (Julianne) and William (Shelly); grandchildren, Thomas, Rebecca, Griffin, Brendan, Evelyn, David, Christina, Riley, Keira, Maria Swift, Francis Billie and Atticus; and greatgrandchildren, Tiana and Khrysta.
Rosary was held at Martin Funeral Home West. A Memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Matthew Catholic Church in El Paso, Texas. Interment was at Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso, Texas. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Daughters of Wisdom, United States Province, 385 Ocean Avenue, Islip, New York 11751 and CMA Hospice, 6090 Surety Drive, suite 102, El Paso, Texas 79905.