Edward P. Geraghty
Edward P. Geraghty, an 80-year Rockaway resident, died July 6.
Geraghty was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a teacher at Floral Park High School. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion and retired teacher for the U.S. Coast Guard in Fort Hamilton and Governor’s Island.
Geraghty was preceded in death by his sons, Peter and Thomas.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Harrigan Geraghty; son, Kevin Geraghty; grandchildren, Kerry, Kevin, Victoria, Erin Jane and Kathleen.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. Visitation will take place on Friday, July 9 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, July 10 at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.