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Obituaries July 21, 2016  RSS feed

Obituaries

SCOLASTICA MORELLA of Rocky Hill, CT, died on July 17 at the age of 90. A native of Monreale Palermo Sicili, Italy, she was the dear sister of Antonio Morello and Fortunato Morello. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal R.C. Church, followed by interment at Linden Hill Cemetery, Ridgewood, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

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MELANIA ATANASIU of Plainview, NY, died on July 11 at the age of 58. A native of Bucharest, Romania, she was the devoted mother of Violeta Camelia Karp. She is also survived by two grandchildren. Services were offered at Rosemount Cemetery. Internment was in Rosemount Cemetery in Elizabeth, NJ, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

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ANN WILLS died on Sunday, July 17, at the age of 90. She was the beloved aunt of Alexis Seponanko Jr., Mary Ann Shliefer and Peter Steponanko. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, July 21 at 1 p.m., followed by interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, NY, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

PAUL R. PADRO died on Thursday, July 14, at the age of 71. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn Padro, loving father of Paul, Anthony, Dana, Jennifer and the late Doreen, and cherished grandfather of Adrian, Michael, Anthony, Sabrina and Leo. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Pancras Church on Monday, July 18, followed by entombment at Clover Leaf Memorial Park, Woodbridge, NJ, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

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JEAN DAMADUK died on Sunday, July 10, in Richmond, VA, at the age of 96. She was the beloved wife of the late John Damaduk, loving mother of Lorraine Parmelee and John L. Damaduk and mother-in-law of Dean and Jeanette, and cherished grandmother of Reid. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday, July 16, followed by interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

ZELMA HEUSER of Milford, PA, (formerly of Ridgewood) died at age 92 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY, on July 13. She was born on March 9, 1924, in New York, NY, and worked for many years in the accounting department for Home Insurance Co., New York, NY. Survivors include her daughter Carol Emily Winkler, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Burial will take place on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 11 a.m. in All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, NY. Arrangements were made by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, PA.