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JOSEPH F.E. HIGGINS of Glendale died on Thursday, January 24, at
the age of 84. Born on March 6, 1928,
he was predeceased by his wife Elaine
Rose, who died on August 1, 2004.
Joseph lived on 71st Place in Glenadle
for the past 50 years and was the past
president of the Glendale Chamber of
Commerce. He is surivved by his five
children, Christopher, Jeanne, Andrew, Kathleen and Stephen, as well
as 17 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. A wake was held at
Glendale Walsh-LaBella and Son Funeral Home, 70-17 Cooper Ave.,
Glendale, followed by interment at
Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, L.I. Donations may be made in
Joseph’s memory to the American
Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.
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THOMAS P. CARNEY of Middle
Village died on Thursday, January
31, at thea ge of 85. He was the
beloved husband of Dolores Pfeiffer
Carney. A Mass of Christian Burial
was offered at St. Pancras Church,
Glendale, followed by interment at
Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, under
the direction of Michaels Funeral
Home, 79-22 Metropolitan Ave.,
Middle Village.
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IVAN PINTO died on Monday, January 28, at the age of 75. He was the
beloved husband of Dennelda Pinto.
Services were offered on Friday,
February 1, at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, followed by a
private cremation, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-
27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.

OLIVIA MALONEY died on Saturday, February 2, at the age of 63.
He was the beloved wife of Dennis
W. Maloney, loving mother of
Michael Maloney, Rachel and Vito
Taverna, stepmother of Shaun K.
Oliver, cherished mima of William
and Ryan, dear sister of Daniel
D’Addario and dearest cousin of
Josephine Nuzzo. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered today,
Thursday, February 7, at 9:45 a.m. at
Our Lady of Mercy Church, Forest
Hills, followed by interment at
Calverton National Cemetery,
Calverton, L.I., under the direction of
Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27
Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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JOSEPH E. GRODZKI died on
Sunday, February 3, at the age of 78.
He was the beloved husband of Joan
Grodzki, loving father of Diane and
Bobby Smith, Joseph and Susan
Grodzki, Lillian and Steve Chajekwicz and Ann Marie and Joey Felle,
cherished grandfather of Nicholas,
Roxanne, Stephanie, Brittany,
Rachael, Joseph, Lauren, Christopher and James and dear brother of
Helen Chilarski and brother-in-law
of Eddie Prokopiak, Philip Lupo and
Vinnie Benincasa. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews
and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered tomorrow, Friday,
February 8, at 9:45 a.m. at St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst, followed by
interment at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand
Ave., Maspeth.

ALEXANDRA B. PEPE died on
Wednesday, January 30, at the age of
87. She was the beloved wife of
Michael Pepe, loving mother of Alice
and Jay Wenz, Michael and Diane
Pepe, Joseph and Kim Pepe and
Nicholas and Pat Pepe, cherished
grandmother of Michelle, Erin,
Michael, Joseph, Michael, Nicholas,
Gregory, Nicole, Larissa and Alexandra and dear sister of Florence Levitsky. She was also a cherished aunt of
numerous nieces and nephews. A
Mass of Christian Burial was offered
on Monday, February 4, at Holy
Cross Church, Maspeth, followed by
interment at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand
Ave., Maspeth.
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RICHARD ROM of Ridgewood
died on Tuesday, January 29, at the
age of 79. A native of Skrill,
Gottschee, Yugoslavia, he was the
beloved husband of Helen, devoted
father of Richard Rom, Ellen Manno,
Thomas Rom and Ingrid Stubenrauch
and dear brother of Anna Maurin and
Sophie Roethel. He is also survived
by six grandchildren. Rom was a
member of the Gottschee KUV, the
Gottscheer Bowling Club and Blau
Weiss Gottschee. A Mass of Christian
Burial was offered at St. Matthias
Church, Ridgewood, followed by interment at St. Charles Cemetery,
Farmingdale, L.I., under the direction
of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood
Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave.,
Ridgewood.

GLORIA SANELLI died on Sunday, February 3, at the age of 75. She
was the beloved wife of Antonio
Sanelli, loving mother of Ralph
Sanelli, Anthony Sanelli and Ann
Marie Donza and cherished grandmother of Luigi, Vincent, Daniella,
Anthony, Michael and Matthew. A
Mass of Christian Burial was offered
on Wednesday, February 6, at St.
Mary’s Church, Woodside, followed
by entombment at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, under the direction
of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27
Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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ARLENE E. O’NEILL died on Friday, February 1, at the age of 78. She
was the wife of the late Cornelius
O’Neill, loving mother of Glenn,
Brian, Jean, Arlene, James and Alison, cherished grandmother of
Matthew, Nicole, Tyler, Connor,
Sean, Nicholas, Robert, Evelyn,
Claire and Emily and dear sister of
Richard Wiseman and Alan Wiseman. A Mass of Christian Burial was
offered on Wednesday, February 6, at
St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, L.I.,
under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth.

SSGT. ANGELO ‘ROCKY’
VALERO of Brooklyn died on Saturday, January 26, at thee age of 63.
A native of New York, he was the devoted father of Michael, Mario and
Sergio Valero and dear brother of
Delia Hernandez. He is survived by
eight grandchildren and was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. A Mass
of Christian Burial was offered at St.
Barbara’s Church, Bushwick, by Fr.
Joseph Hopkins, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, L.I., under the
direction of San Jose Funeral Home,
289 St. Nicholas Ave., Ridgewood.

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