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Obituaries July 30, 2015  RSS feed

Obituaries

PHYLLIS A. LAPOLLO died on Saturday, July 25, at the age of 80. She was the beloved sister of Robert J. LaPollo and is also survived by numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Monday, July 27, at St. Joan of Arc Church, Jackson Heights, followed by interment at Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery, Flushing, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

JOSEPH AURIEMMA died on Friday, July 24, at the age of 93. He was the beloved husband of Mary Auriemma, loving father of Sandra Rosiak, Paul Auriemma, Denise D’Agostino and Diane Auriemma, father-in-law of John D’Agostino, Linda Auriemma and Leonard Rosiak, dear brother of Florence, Mary and Rita, cherished grandfather of David and Annalisa, Jennifer, Jackie and Chris, Christopher, Michael and Lisa, and Danielle, great-grandfather of Maggie, McKenzie, Victoria and Vanessa and dear companion of Bailey. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II and was a member of the American Legion. Services were offered on Wednesday, July 29, at Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth, followed by interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth.

JOSEPHINE QUAY died on Wednesday, July 22, at the age of 91. She was the wife of the late Frank Quay, loving mother of William Quay and the late Frank J. Quay and Eileen Warmbold and dear sister of Martha Bland and the late John Cummings and James Cummings. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Monday, July 27, at St. Mary’s Church, Woodside, followed by interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

ROBERT STALZER of Colts Neck, N.J., died on Wednesday, July 22, at the age of 61. A native of Brooklyn, he was the beloved husband of Helen, devoted father of Katharina Rose Stalzer, loving son of Rosalia Stalzer and dear brother of Thomas Stalzer and Rita Edwards. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Sacred Heart Church, Glendale, followed by entombment at Holmdel Cemetery, Holmdel, N.J., under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

JON ARDELJAN of Ridgewood died on Tuesday, July 21, at the age of 65. A native of Lokve, Yugoslavia, he was the beloved husband of Marija, devoted father of Dorel Ardeljan and Jon Ardeljan and dear brother of Petar Ardeljan, Maria Ardeljan, Rakila Paulica, Ana Ardeljan and George Ardeljan. He is also survived by one grandchild. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village.

ERNEST KAMME died on Tuesday, July 21, at the age of 86. A native of Yugoslavia, he and his wife, Paula, were married 63 years ago in Ridgewood, where they raised their three children. He is survived by his loving wife Paula Kamme, devoted father of Rosemarie Sweetwood, Diane Shimborske and the late Ernest Kamme, fond father-in-law of Jonathan Sweetwood and Michael Shimborske, loving grandfather of Alexander and his wife Jacqueline, Dana, Justin, Jack and Mackenzie and great-grandfather of Laila. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Ridgewood, followed by interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, under the direction of George Werst Funeral Home, 71-41 Cooper Ave., Glendale.

REINHARD D. GROEZINGER of Ridgewood died on Monday, July 20, at the age of 86. A native of Pforzheim, Germany, he was the beloved husband of Margot, devoted father of Robert Groezinger and dear brother of Werner Groezinger, Friedriech Groezinger, Christa Starck and Irma Giordano. He is also survived by one grandchild. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, by Rev. Thomas Goodhart, followed by interment at Linden Hill Cemetery, Ridgewood.

JAMES J. ROBERTSON of Brooklyn died on Monday, July 20, at the age of 83. A native of Brooklyn, he was the beloved husband of Linda and dear brother of Bob Robertson. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Finbar’s Church, Brooklyn, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

ROCCO VOLPE died on Monday, July 20, at the age of 86. He was the husband of the late Antoinette Volpe, loving father of Maria and Paul Cresci and Michael and Madeline Volpe, cherished grandfather of Paul, Anne, Nicholas, Scott and Thomas and dear brother of Antoinette Ciani, Vincent Volpe and Lena Volpe. He is also survived by numerous loving nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Friday, July 24, at St. Stanislaus Church, Maspeth, followed by entombment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

KARL MOSCHNER died on Sunday, July 19, at the age of 92. A former Glendale resident, he resided in Clearwater, Florida upon his death. He was the husband of the late Josefa, devoted father of Herma Moschner, Reinelda Baucic and Karl F. Moschner, dear father-in-law of Joseph Baucic and Hannelore Wilfert and loving grandfather of Joanna Baucic. Private services and cremation were held in Florida.