Thomas M. Ahern, age 77, died on Dec. 29.
Born in Brooklyn, Ahern was a longtime resident of Breezy Point. He was a member of the Rockaway Point Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Corps, and St. Thomas More RC Church. Ahern was a social worker by profession.
He leaves behind his wife, Rosemary (nee McDonald); his children, Fr. Thomas W. Ahern, Joan Mary Ahern-Sammon (Michael), Margaret Burke (John), William (Monica), Kathryn Lucano (Andrew), Elizabeth Cowley (Gregory) and 14 grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Sunday, Jan. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Monday, Jan.4, from to 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Visitation will be at the Marine Park Funeral Home at 3024 Quentin Road in Brooklyn.
A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at St. Thomas More RC Church, Breezy Point, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at the family plot in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Rockaway Point Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Rescue, 204-26 Rockaway Point Blvd., Breezy Point NY 11697. BPVFD can be reached at 718-474-2593.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Marine Park Funeral Home, Brooklyn.