Obituaries

Mary R. Goetzinger
News 6/14/2011 at 12:00AM

Mary R. Goetzinger of Beechhurst passed away on June 8. Devoted wife of the late Hugo and the beloved aunt of Denis Ryan (Maria), Thomas Ryan (Rosemarie), Jean Ryan and Stephen Ryan (Lisa). Arrangements were handled by the Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home in Whitestone. A Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Luke’s [...]

Stacey Sinton
News 6/06/2011 at 12:00AM

Stacey Sinton, long-time Whitestone resident, passed away on May 31. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Devoted mother of Joan Flanagan, Joyce Homan and Frank Sinton Jr. Proud grandmother of Diane, Deborah, Thomas, Patricia, Joan, Richard, John, Laura, Mary, Frank III and Shannon. Adored great-grandmother of 18 and one great, great grandchild. Arrangements were handled [...]

Ray Bucceri
News 6/06/2011 at 12:00AM

Ray Bucceri was the Chief Design Engineer for Queens Public Television’s (QPTV) consultant, Interlink Network Corporation. He was instrumental in the design and implementation of QPTV’s digital upgrade in 2001. He then continued to support QPTV’s daily engineering as a consultant until 2008. As a long-time television engineering professional, Bucceri was also president of his [...]

Helen Hipsman
News 6/06/2011 at 12:00AM

Helen Hipsman, a long-time resident of Astoria, passed away June 2, just short of her 94th birthday. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Hipsman. Cherished mother of Elaine, Susanne and Ellen. Loving grandmother of Jessica, Stephanie, Lisa and Debra. Great-grandmother of Brittany, Marissa, Jackson, Miranda and Cole. A Funeral Mass was held [...]

Constance Gooch
News 5/31/2011 at 12:00AM

Constance Gooch of Flushing passed away on May 25. Beloved mother of Barbara, Robert, and the late James. Devoted mother-in-law of Gail and loving grandmother of Sean. Arrangements were handled by the Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home in Flushing. A Mass of Christian burial was held at St. John Vianney R.C. Church. Donations in Gooch’s [...]

Mary Tuohy
News 5/25/2011 at 12:00AM

Mary T. Tuohy passed away on May 20. She was a retired secretary of the New York City Fire Department’s Bureau of Operations and a lifetime parishioner of St. Luke’s Church. Tuohy was a beloved sister of John and Jean and the late James and Marilyn. She is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. [...]

Doris Cohen
News 4/19/2011 at 12:00AM

Doris Cohen passed away peacefully at home on April 5. Predeceased by her parents Joya and Moshe Azaria and her cherished husband Hy Cohen, Doris led a wonderful life filled with family and friends. She loved reading, art, bridge, and above all, her family. She is survived by her twin sister, Jennie Hazan; daughter and [...]

Reverend Monsignor Thomas F. Donovan J.C.D.
News 4/05/2011 at 12:00AM

Reverend Monsignor Thomas F. Donovan J.C.D., Pastor Emeritus of Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Bayside, passed away on March 31. Donovan, 80, had been at the Bishop Mugavero Residence in Douglaston prior to his passing. He was with Sacred Heart for 15 years and also served on the Brooklyn Diocese Marriage Tribunal and as chaplain [...]

Arlene Pedone
News 3/15/2011 at 12:00AM

Arlene Pedone, former member of the Richmond Hill Block Association, passed away recently. She also served as a member of Community Board (CB) 9, where she chaired the Youth and Education Committee. “She was very involved, a very active member of the community,” said CB 9 District Manager Mary Ann Carey. She was president of [...]

IDA SHIELDS
News 3/09/2011 at 12:00AM

Ida Shields (nee Frachioni) died on March 2, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Joseph G Shields. Devoted daughter of the late Frederick & Mary Frachioni. Arrangements were handled by the Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home Whitestone, N.Y. A mass of Christian burial was offered by Holy Trinity R.C. Church. Interment was at Mount. Saint [...]