John J. Boles
John J. Boles, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 31.
Boles was born in Brooklyn, New York and was a Rockaway resident for 60 years. He worked in fuel transport management for Exxon Oil.
Boles was preceded in death by his wife, Jean.
He is survived by his children, Jeanne Hanken, John M. Boles (Jose), Laura Donlon (David), Susan O’Leary (Michael), Jackie Schramek (Christopher) and Elaine Dripchak; companion, Patricia Williams; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass will take place on Friday, February 3, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.