Alvera J. Koch
Alvera J. Koch, a longtime Rockaway Point resident, died October 17.
Koch was born in Bronx, New York and is preceded in death by her husband, Albert; daughter, Alvera Nelson; grandson, Billy Nelson; son-in-law, Drew Jaworsky; brothers, Howard and Lester McCandless; and sister, Margaret Hart.
She is survived by her children, Alfred Koch, Patricia Leonard and Karen Jaworsky; grandchildren, Christine Schiavo, Maureen Gianetto, Lisa Biasi, Alfred Koch, Brian Koch, Bobby Leonard, Michael Leonard, Katherine Leonard, Nicole Jacobs, Michele Massato, Kristin Howlin and Trisha Jaworsky; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Connor, Taylor, Kayla, Justin, Kevin, Eric, Hailey, Jordan, Ethan, Bobby, Brody, Andrew, Billy, Corinne, Liam, Lucas, Violet, Dante and Drew.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’ Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment took place at Pinelawn Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.