Martin Smilowitz, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 11.
Smilowitz was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 50 years ago. He was a manager.
Smilowitz was preceded in death his sister, Rita Simmon.
He is survived by his wife, Eugenie Smilowitz; sons, Walter Keough (Gail), Peter Keough and Robert Keough; daughters, Debbie Golenko (Greg), Mindy Clark, Sheryle Ambrosia, Faye Mancuso and Selina Clark (Greg); ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
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 Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.