Margaret R. Rairden
Margaret R. Rairden, 87, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on August 7.
Raiden was born in Arverne and worked many years as a waitress for Bea’s Tea Room in Cedarhurst.
Raiden was preceded in death by her husband, Neal X. Rairden Sr.; children, Gail Bowman and Neal X. Rairden, Jr.; sister, Selma DeRosa; brothers, John Annarelli, Dominick Annarelli.
She was survived by her daughters, Anne Kiernan, Jeannie DeMilia and Barbara Cestaro; sisters, Theresa Caminiti, Angeline Spallanzani, Beatrice DiGiorgio; brother Vinnie Annarelli, along with ten grandchildren and five great-granchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Meserole Funeral Home, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church in Cedarhurst. Interment followed at Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead, New York.