Patricia O’Brien, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 16.
O’Brien was born in Manhattan and moved to Rockaway 37 years ago. She worked as a printer and volunteered at St. Francis de Sales Parish and School as well as in parish ministries.
O’Brien was preceded in death by her brother, David O’Brien; sisters, Margaret Loughlin, Maureen Geis and Joann O’Brien.
She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Brenna; brothers, Gerard, Joseph, Edward, and Thomas O’Brien; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass was held at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farm- ingdale, New York.