Clara Murfitt, 98, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 28.
Murfitt was born in Bronx, New York on January 1, 1912. She was a regular church parishioner both before and after her retirement.
Murfitt was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; brothers, Reinhart (Sonny) Schulmpf, Wolfgang (Buddy) Schulmpf and Robert Schulmpf.
She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Starr; children, James and Marion Murfitt, Ken Murfitt and Cathy De- Kruyff Murfitt; grandchildren, Vikki Schuler, Vin and Kristie Altebrando, Frank and Christine Murfitt, Peter and Kathleen Ribolla and Kelly Murfitt Virdin; great-grandchildren, Marli Schuler, Anjelia Altebrando, Gionna Altebrando, Natalia Altebrando, Mirabella Altebrando, Emma and Aidan Murfitt, Jerry and Jason Virdin.
Funeral arrangements remained private.