2012-12-07 / Obits

Patrick H. Gaffney

Claims Examiner

Patrick H. Gaffney, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 29.

Gaffney was born in Brooklyn, New York. He worked as a claims examiner, while living in Rockaway for more than 50 years. Gaffney was a World War II Veteran. He was a member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Roxbury Post VFW and Catholic Club Golfers.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sandra; sons, Keith and Scott (Philomena); daughter, Jennifer Collins (Brian); grandchildren, Zachary, Tyler, Shane, Alexandra, Paige and Jacqueline.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at Good Shepherd Church, Brooklyn, New York. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.

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