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Obituaries July 15, 2010  RSS feed

DEATH NOTICES

VIOLET LILY MEADE of Brooklyn died on July 4, 2010 at the age of 74. A native of England, she was the widow of the late Edmund M. and the devoted mother of Catherine and Karen Meade; also survived by seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were officiated by Rev. Michael Ross at the Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Avenue, Ridgewood, followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory.

+++ SURRIGDAL GORDON of Jamaica died on July 9, 2010 at the age of 51. A native of Guyana, she was the beloved wife of Egbert Gordon and devoted mother of Alicia Budhan. Services were held at the Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Avenue, Ridgewood, followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory.

+++ AMAL KIROLLOS died on July 8, 2010 at the age of 38. A native of Assiut, Egypt, she was the loving daughter of Fakher Kerolos and Amal Yanni, and dear sister of Eman Kirolos. Services were held at the Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Avenue, Ridgewood, followed by interment in El-Keyama Church Cemetery in Assiut, Egypt.

+++ FRED DeNICOLA died on July 9, 2010 at the age of 59. He was the dear brother of Paula Chapman and Francesca Russo, brother-in-law of Rich and Rocco, and fond uncle of Rocco and Logan. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Transfiguration Church, followed by interment in St. Raymond’s Cemetery under the direction of the Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth.

+++ FRANK J. VITALE died on July 6, 2010 at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Irene, devoted father of Thomas and Frankie and dear brother of Louise Vallone; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Stanislaus Church followed by interment in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of the Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth.

+++ LOIS A. KEEN died on July 7, 2010 at the age of 76. She was the widow of the late Robert E., devoted mother of Karen Sisk, Robin Fleichman, Donna Marino, Ray Keen, Debra Carroll, Kelly DeQuatro and Tracy Sellers, and dear sister of Carol Coppola and Joan Schwarz; also survived by 17 grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of Hope Church, followed by interment in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of the Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth.

+++ NICOLAOS V. BILIS died on July 7, 2010 at the age of 64. He was the beloved husband of Ivi, devoted father of Athena Bilis Kaouris and Marina Bilis Mitropoulos, father-in-law of Chris and Jimmy, and fond grandfather of Christina and Niko. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War. Divine Liturgy was offered at SS. Constantine & Helen G.O. Church, followed by interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of the Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth.

+++ ANN GUNNING died on July 1, 2010 at the age of 98. She was the widow of the late John, devoted mother of Sean, mother-in-law of Emily, dear grandmother of Christopher and fond great-grandmother of Jason. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary’s Church followed by interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York, under the direction of the Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth.