Frederick Gouveia, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 1.
Gouveia worked at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Etheline and Henrique Gouveia.
Gouveia is survived by his wife, Lorna; children, Cherie, Carl, Andre, Sharon, Chantal and Shayla; brothers, John, Leonard and Jerome Gouveia; sisters, Mary Lopes and Cecile Gouveia; grandchildren, Ashanti, Priscilla, Crystal, Domingo, Destino, Aisha, Azul, Aaliyah, Kamali Kai, Ashley, Deju and Princess Gouveia; daughters-in-law, Miriam Ortiz-Gouveia and Yvette Gouveia; a host of other family and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Forest Park Cemetery, Morganville, New Jersey.