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Obituaries August 27, 2015  RSS feed

Obituaries

PATRICIA DODGE died on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the age of 66. She was the beloved sister of Maryjane Dodge. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s Church on Monday, Aug. 24, followed by interment at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

GLORIA J. SARROCCO died on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the age of 85. She was the beloved wife of the late Hugo Sarrocco, loving mother of Jean A. Foris, Carol Wasserfall and John Sarrocco, mother-in-law of Mark, Scott and Diane, cherished grandmother of Mark, Lisa, Jessica, Ryan, Steven, James and John, and greatgrandmother of Christopher and Joseph. Funeral services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 17, followed by interment at St. John’s Cemetery in Middle Village under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

MUTHUKUTTIGE NELSON PERERA died on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at age 72. He was the beloved husband of Jan Regina Perera, loving father of Victoria Perera-Roman, Dulan Perera and Dushan Perera, stepfather of Nicole Gaines, father-in-law of Barrington, Alish and Charles, cherished grandfather of Sean, Brendan, Dylan, Roman and Desiree, dear brother of Mandalika, Henry, Mervin, Sarath, Shrima, Malika and the late Lionel, Irene and Siril. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was a protocol supervisor for the United Nations Mission of Qatar. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mount Sinai Hospice. Funeral services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 15, followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory in Middle Village under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

RAMDUTT JORAWAR of Ridgewood died on Aug. 19 at the age of 65. A native of Berbice, Guyana, he was the beloved husband of Seerani Sukhoo, devoted father of Randy Jorawar, Khemia Orta and Jaheriah Jorawar. He is also survived by nine grandchildren. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

NORBERT KORNITZER of Ridgewood died on Aug. 18 at the age of 81. A native of Vienna, Austria, he was the beloved husband of Anna, devoted father of Linda Lange and Norman Kornitzer and dear brother of Lutzia Wild. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, followed by interment at St. Charles Cemetery under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

WILLIAM T. GOBLER died on Monday, Aug. 24, at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of Ilse H. Gobler. He was a United States Army veteran who served during the Korean conflict. Funeral services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 26, followed by entombment at St. John’s Cemetery Resurrection Mausoleum in Middle Village under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

KATARZINA LECHKI died on Monday, Aug. 24, at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Stefan Lechki, loving mother of Janina Rowland and Alexander Lechki, mother-in-law of Aphrodite and the late William J., grandmother of Christina and Victor Willis and Stephanie, and great-grandmother of Zoe and Maximilian. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church on Wednesday, Aug. 26, followed by interment at Holy Spirit Ukrainian Cemetery, Campbell Hall, NY, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

THEODORE P. SONNESSA died on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of the late Agnes Sonnessa, loving father of Margaret Palma and Christina Synott, father-in-law of William, cherished grandfather of JoAnna, Christopher and Megan and great-grandfather of Lex and Alora. Funeral services will be held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Lutheran All-Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.