FRASER JAY CAFARO died on Wednesday, November 16. A longtime resident of Seaford, NY, he was a retired New York City police officer assigned to the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood. He was also a retired foreman with All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village and a member of the Honor Legion. He was the beloved husband of Edla. Arrangements were under the direction of Charles G. Schmitt Funeral Home, Seaford, NY. In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial donations may be made to Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793.
DIANE HYLAND died on Monday, November 28, at the age of 73. She was the beloved mother of Jennifer Hyland, Patrick Hyland and Peggy Fenton, mother in-law of Megan and Neil, cherished grandmother of Sean, Rory, Emma, James, Elizabeth, Fiona and Bridget and dear sister of Lorie Kranenburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, December 2, at Our Lady of Hope Church, Middle Village, followed by interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Haverstraw, NY, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
ROSEMARIE REY died on Thursday, November 24, at the age of 82. She was the beloved wife of Frederick Rey, loving mother of Joseph Rey and dear sister of Donald Giuralarocca and Janet Giuliani. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Tuesday, November 29, at St. Adalbert’s Church, Elmhurst, followed by interment at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
ALBIN L. SAMANN of Glendale died on Thursday, November 24, at the age of 74. He was the husband of the late Mary and devoted father of Donna and William. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Matthias Church, Ridgewood, followed by interment atAllFaithsCemetery,MiddleVillage,under the direction of George Werst Funeral Home, 71-41CooperAve.,Glendale.
JAMES FAHEY died on Tuesday, November 22,attheageof94.AnativeofBrackloon, Swinford,CountyMayo,Ireland,hewasthe husband of the late Bridget Josephine Fahey, lovingfatherofHelenFitzmartin,Maureen
Fahey, Kathleen Fahey and James F. Fahey, cherished grandfather of Erin, Kevin, Michael, Caroline and Emily and dear brother of Kitty, Nellie, Peggy, Attracta and the late Delia, Mary and John. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Saturday, November 26, at St. Mary’s Church, Woodside, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
ADELA M. MANDIG of Brooklyn died on Tuesday, November 22, at the age of 84. A native of the Philippines, she was the beloved wife of Severino Mandig Sr., devoted mother of Mac, Jun, R.C., Rose, Yolly, Danny, Romy, Apollo and Puring, daughter of Facundo Montes and Rosita Sumaya and dear sister of Conie Montes. She is survived by 25 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services were offered at San Jose Funeral Home-Funeraria LLC, 289 St. Nicholas Ave., Ridgewood, followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village.
JOSEPH E. MORRISSEY died on Tuesday, November 22, at the age of 58. He was the
beloved husband of Maria Stella M. Morrissey, loving son of Joseph A. and the late Helen Morrissey and dear brother of Edward Morrissey and Michael Morrissey. He is also survived by numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A private cremation was held on Wednesday, November 23, at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Monday, November 28, at Transfiguration Church, Maspeth, followed by interment of cremated remains at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
FREDERICK W. AHRENS of Glendale died on Sunday, November 20, at the age of 76. A native of New York, he was the husband of the late Rachel Ahrens, devoted father of Jason Ahrens and Renee Cavaluzzi, son of the late Henry and Margaret Ahrens, dear brother of Margaret Vazquez and fond grandfather of Kaleb Frederick Ahrens. He worked for Con Edison for 35 years and was a devoted Yankee fan. Services were offered prior to cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, under the direction of George Werst Funeral Home, 71-41 Cooper Ave., Glendale.