Francis T. Browne
Francis T. Browne, a 42-year Rockaway resident, died December 15.
Browne was born in Bronx, New York. She was a social worker and member and basketball coach at St. Camillus. She was a member of the Rockaway Council Knights of Columbus, Belle Harbor Yacht Club and Coast Guard Auxiliary.
She is survived by her lifelong friend, Maryanne Ford; daughters, Sarah Bradwisch and Genevieve Shaw; brother, Michael Gavin; sister, Margaret Hughes; grandchildren, Connor Francis, Robert, Grace, Reilly and Mary Moran.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’ Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. Visitation will take place on Friday, December 17 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A funeral mass will take place on Saturday, December 18 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, New York.