Francis T. Browne
Francis T. Browne, a 42-year Rockaway resident, died December 15.
Browne was born in Bronx, New York. He was a social worker and member and basketball coach at St. Camillus. He was also a member of the Rockaway Council Knights of Columbus, Belle Harbor Yacht Club and Coast Guard Auxiliary.
He is survived by his lifelong friend, Maryanne Ford; daughters, Sarah Bradwisch (Troy) and Genevieve Shaw (Rudd); 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. A funeral mass took place at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, New York.