Maureen Sciara, 69, a former Broad Channel resident, died July 13.
Sciara was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 8, 1941. She lived in Broad Channel for more than 40 years where she raised her four children as well as 12 foster children before moving to Florida in 2002. She worked as a home health attendant.
She is survived by her daughter, Maureen; sons, Donald, James, and Gary; brothers, Jack and George; sisters, Arlene and Kathleen; grandchildren, Jason, Alison, Nicole, Robin, Justin, Matt, Abigail, Ryan and Elizabeth; great-granddaughter, Isabella Maureen; and former spouse and friend, Don.
Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Hillebrand Funeral Homes, Inc., Broad Channel. A funeral mass took place at St. Virgilius Church, Broad Channel. Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.