Mario Bacchia, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 12.
Bacchia was born in Italy and moved to Rockaway 20 years ago from Manhattan, New York. He was a retired longshoreman and served in the Italian Merchant Marines.
Bacchia was preceded in death by his wife, Antonia Ferlich Bacchia.
He is survived by his daughter, Anna Bacchia (Charles Brush) and brother, Raymond Bacchia.
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 Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.