John J. McCrystal
John J. McCrystal, a maintenance track worker for NYCTA, died on January 31st.
A lifelong Rockaway resident, McCrystal served in the 101st Airborne Division of US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion, the Knights of Columbus (Florida Post) and a Eucharistic Minister.
McCrysal is preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Murphy. He is survived by his wife, Cathleen McCrystal (nee Corry); niece and nephews, Patricia Tubridy, Michael, Kevin and Daniel Murphy, 59 nephews, nieces, greatgrandnieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home in Rockaway Beach. A funeral Mass was held on February 4th at St. Camillus Church in Rockaway Park.