Patricia Drinankle-Perez, 56, a former Rockaway resident, died October 9 at Peninsula Hospital Center after battling a long illness.
Perez was born in Far Rockaway and attended Far Rockaway High School. She later moved to Inwood.
Perez was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Virginia (nee Jordan) Drinankle; and son, Ed Montalvo.
She is survived by her husband, Juan; sons, Chad, Dean and Kenny of Far Rockaway and John of Atlantic Beach, New York; daughter, Charlotte Montalvo of Albany, New York; sisters, Kathy Olivo and Elizabeth Matenzo of Far Rockaway; and three grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Meserole Funeral Home Inc, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Inwood, New York. Interment followed at Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead, New York.