Ted Schweers, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 1.
Schweers was born in Bronx, New York and worked as a bank clerk. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954 through 1957. He was an avid dog lover.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Schweers (nee White); sons, Theodore, William, Thomas, Kevin, Keith, Dennis Schweers, Matthew and Mark McAloney; daughters, Mary Rando, Kathleen Schweers and Peggy Attanasio; 19 grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. Visitation will take place on Friday June 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. A funeral mass will take place on Saturday, June 4, at 10 a.m. at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. Interment will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, New York.