Michael E. Tritschler
Michael E. Tritschler, 61, a 33-year Rockaway resident, died April 4.
Tritschler was born February 11, 1949, 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, Erik, Annie, Emma and Michael.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass was held at St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.