Benjamin Lenihan, a restaurant and tavern proprietor, died on December 24.
Born in County Cork, Ireland, Lenihan was a long time Rockaway resident.
He is preceded in death by son, Cornelius C. Lenihan; brothers, Cornelius and Thomas; sisters, Nellie Donohue, Mary O’Connor and Hannah Lane.
Lenihan is survived by his wife, Mary (nee Fitzgerald) Lenihan; son, John; daughters Margaret “Margie” McNulty (Patrick), Maureen Dolan (Kevin); brothers, John and Jimmy; and sister, Kitty Curtin.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach.