2012-01-20 / Obits

Peter P. Gaeta

Longshoreman

Peter P. Gaeta, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 16.

Gaeta was born in Manhattan, New York. He moved to Rockaway 50 years ago from Corona, New York and worked as a longshoreman. Gaeta served in the US Army during World War II. He was a member of the VFW Roxbury Post #8540.

Gaeta was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Dalton Gaeta.

He is survived by his son, Peter G. Gaeta; sister, Eleanor Pilotti; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral took place at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.

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