2009-05-15 / Obits

Warren J. McGinniss

NYPD Detective

Warren J. McGinniss, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 9.

McGinniss was a retired New York City Police Department detective in the runaway unit and moved to Rockaway from Brooklyn 29 years ago. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Giasi McGinniss; daughters, Debra Brennan, (Stephen), Kathleen Sosnowski (Peter), Patricia Gallagher (John), Kerri Ward (Kevin); brother, Edward McGinniss; sister, Christine Wissing; grandchildren, John Jr., Daniel, Kerri Ann, Mary, Connor, Liam, Jacqueline, Therese, Vincent Gallagher, Michael, Thomas, Kerri Rose Brennan, Matthew, Allison, Morgan Sosnowski, Conor, Ryan, Kelly, Devin, Keira Ward and greatgrandchild, Adriana Gallagher.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach, New York. A memorial service was held at St. Francis de Sales Church in Belle Harbor, New York. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

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