James Vincent Marks
James Vincent Marks, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died May 17.
Marks was born in Rockaway Beach and worked as a sales executive at 3M Company for more than 30 years until he moved to North Fort Myers, Florida. He was also an usher at St. Francis de Sales Church for more than 30 years, member of the Knights of Columbus Florida Post and Elks Club.
Marks was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine (nee Mitchell); sister, Sr. Helen Mary; sister-in-law, Patricia Marks; brother, George S. Marks, Jr. and his wife, Gloria.
He is survived by his brothers, Dr. Alfred W. Marks (Anne) and Roger Marks, 14 nieces and nephews, 38 grandnieces and nephews, 10 greatgrandnieces and nephews; and friend, Viola Izydorczak.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.