Josephine Hayes, a 42-year Rockaway resident, died March 15.
Hayes was born in Dundrum, Ireland but spent 42 years in Rockaway, coming from New Jersey.
Hayes is preceded in death by her husband, John J.
She is survived by her son, John Hayes; daughters, Alma Hayes Belmont and Joann Johnson; brother, William Cussen; and grandchildren, David and Stephanie Johnson, and Ronald and Andrew Belmont.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment took place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, New York.