John M. Bachman
John M. Bachman, 89, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 9.
Bachman was born in New York City, New York and was a longtime resident of Broad Channel. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and was a member of St. Virgilius Church who enjoyed fishing and sailing.
Bachman is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Bachman, and his son, John S. Bachman.
He is survived by his sons, Robert (Darylynn) Bachman, Richard (Kathleen) Bachman, and Paul (Lois) Bachman; daughter-in-law, Suzanne Bachman; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hillebrand Funeral Home, Rego Park, New York. A funeral mass was held at St. Virgilius Church, Broad Channel. Interment took place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, New York. The family requests that donations be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in memory of his son, John S. Bachman.