Theresa M. Bednartz
Theresa M. Bednartz, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 21.
Bednartz was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 31 years ago. She was a catholic school elementary teacher. Bednartz was a Eucharistic Minister and member of St. Thomas More Church Choir.
She is survived by her brother, Monsignor August Bednartz.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, December 27, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A funeral mass will take place on Wednesday, December 28, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, New York.