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ANNA CASEY of Middle Village died on Thursday, June 28, at the age of 88. A native of Bamberg, Germany, she was the wife of the late William and devoted mother of Mary and Ron Hage. She is also survived by grandchildren Ron Jr. and Christine and great-granddaughter Lilyanna. A private burial was held at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, L.I., under the direction of Peter J. Geis Funeral Home, 57-34 Catalpa Ave., Ridgewood.

BEATRICE M. DUNAJSKI died on Tuesday, July 3, at the age of 93. A lifelong resident of Maspeth, she was the wife of the late John Stanley Dunajski, loving mother of Carolyn Wagner, Beatrice T. Dunajski and the late Elizabeth Thompson Falla, cherished grandmother of Robert, Tim, Bryan, Jennifer and Jessica and greatgrandmother of Tyler, Ashley, Hunter, Courtney, Benjamin and Bryn. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday morning, July 6, at 9:45 a.m. at St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst, followed by interment at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, L.I., under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Veterans Association, www.amvets.org, or to a local animal shelter.

EILEEN COLLINS DIBENEDETTO of Glendale died on Wednesday, June 20, at the age of 48. A native of Brooklyn, she was the best friend of Frank Steinert, devoted mother of Johnnie and Crystal Anne, loving daughter of Daniel M. and the late Helene Collins, dear sister of Daniel M. Collins III and Kathy Toad, fond sister-in-law of Elizabeth and Jim and loving aunt of Victoria and Brendan. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Saturday, June 23, at Sacred Heart Church, Glendale, under the direction of George Werst Funeral Home, 71-41 Cooper Ave., Glendale.

ROBERT L. HAMILTON SR. of Glendale died on Sunday, June 17, at the age of 96. A native of Queens, he was the devoted father of Robert L. Jr. and Patricia Schultz, fond fatherin law of Donna and Joseph, and loving grandfather of James and John Hamilton and William Douglas. He was a member of the Glendale Business Association and the owner and operator of Central Home Products for over 50 years. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Saturday, June 30, at St. Pancras Church, Glendale, followed by interment at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of George Werst Funeral Home, 71-41 Cooper Ave., Glendale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, www.jdrf.org.

JAMES T. GREERAN died on Thursday, June 21, at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann Greeran, cherished father of Timothy Greeran and dear brother of Kathleen Scott and Bernard Greeran. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Thursday, June 28, at Ascension Church, Elmhurst, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, L.I., under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

RICHARD JOHN GIOVE died on Friday, June 22, at the age of 40. He was the beloved husband of Sandy Giove, devoted son of Martin and the late Barbara Giove, stepson of Suzanne, loving stepfather of Kevin, Anil and Anita, dear brother of Michael Giove, Martin Giove, Thomas Giove and Ann Marie Giove and cherished uncle of Thomas, Kevin, Anthony and Aaron. He was a member of Local Union 32BJ. Services were offered on Tuesday, June 26, at Papavero Funeral Home, 72- 27 Grand Ave., Maspeth, followed by private cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village.

VICTORIA MISA of Norwich, Conn. died on Saturday, June 16, at the age of 74. A native of Romania, she was the devoted mother of Victor and mother-in-law of Kwok. She is also survived by two grandchildren. Services were offered at Romanian Orthodox Church by Rev. Viorel Dumitrescu, followed by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Peter J. Geis Funeral Home, 57-34 Catalpa Ave., Ridgewood.

LEONARDO A. ESPOSITO of Glendale died on Sunday, June 17, at the age of 77. A native of Staten Island, he was the beloved husband of Genevieve (nee Gaeta) and devoted father of Anna Marie Schnitzler and Gerald. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and is survived by two grandsons. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Pancras Church, Glendale, followed by interment at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Peter J. Geis Funeral Home, 57-34 Catalpa Ave., Ridgewood.

LUCIA HOROTAN of Woodside died on Tuesday, June 19, at the age of 77. A native of Romania, she was the beloved wife of Victor Horotan and devoted mother of Patricia Horotan. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, by Rev. Viorel Dimitrescu, followed by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village.

WILLIAM A. CALABRESE of Staten Island died on Saturday, June 16, at the age of 77. A native of Queens, he was the beloved husband of Susan, devoted father of Dina Calabrese, Andrea Taylor and Nicole Brisco and dear brother of Fred Calabrese. He is also survived by six grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Rita’s Church, Staten Island, followed by interment at Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

SEBASTIANO PROSCIA of Ridgewood died on Sunday, June 24, at the age of 80. A native of Bari, Italy, he was the husband of the late Angelina and devoted father of Lorenza Proscia and Michael Proscia. He is also survived by one grandchild. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Ridgewood, followed by interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood.

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