John F. Tynan
John F. Tynan, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 19.
Tynan was born in Manhattan and later moved to Rockaway. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later became a New York City Police officer.
Tynan was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen (nee Canning); brother, Timothy Tynan; and sister, Kay Mullaney Walsh.
He is survived by his daughters, Sheila A. Gallagher and Mary Ann Tynan; sister, Mary Murphy and grandchild, Taylor Shannon Gallagher.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass will take place on Friday, April 23 at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.