Michael E. Tritschler
Michael E. Tritschler, a 33-year Rockaway resident, died April 4.
Tritschler was born in Manhattan, New York and worked for UPS for 38 years. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Tritschler was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas O’Connor; and sister, Maureen Dixon.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (nee McDermott); children, Michael (Kimberly), Colleen, Patrick and Brian (Biquette); brothers, Robert and Patrick O’Connor; sisters, Nancy Kaufl, Elizabeth Clark; and grandchildren, Annie, Emma and Michael.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass will take place at St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach on Friday, April 9 at 9:45 a.m. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.