Carmen Promutico, 66, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 24.
Promutico was born on January 6, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was an artist who lived part time in Belle Harbor since 1997 with his lifelong companion, Ernest Haecker.
He is survived by his companion, Ernest Haecker; sister, Jean Promutico and her husband, John Whittaker; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements remained private.