Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary: Joan F. Cokelet

Joan F. Cokelet, 80, formerly of Galway, NY, passed away on Feb. 23, at the Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs. Cokelet was born on July 19, 1933 in Floral Park, daughter of...

Obituary – Rose Gawrych

Rose Gawrych, of Glen Cove, formerly of Floral Park, died on July 31, 2009. Wife of Joseph H. Sr. Mother of Christine and Capt. Joseph H. Jr. (Nancy). Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin...

Obituary: Mary Farrell Doolittle

Doolittle, Mary (nee: Farrell), 89, of Floral Park died on Aug. 7. She was pre-deceased by husband, Cletus, sons Shawn and George, and grandson Rory. Loving mother of Peggy, Kevin and James. Cherished grandmother...

Obituary: Thomas J. Hayden

Thomas J. Hayden, 83, of Floral Park, died on Friday, May 1. Former Mayor of Floral Park, coach, writer for The Gateway. Hayden coined the phrase, “Floral Park, A Great Place to Live”. He...

Obituary: John P. Curran

John P. Curran died on Oct. 20 at the age of 70, in Calvary Hospital (Bronx). Moving to Pawling, NY, 11 years ago from Middle Village, Queens, John was born in Brooklyn on April...

Helen S. McGahan

Helen S. McGahan passed away on May 11 at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late George McGahan and dear mother of Kathleen Shay and her husband Stephen of Duxbury and Michael...

Obituary: Helen E. Kruger

Helen E. Kruger, of Greenport, NY, and originally of Floral Park, passed away on March 3, 2012. She was 94 years old and a resident of Peconic Landing retirement community for nearly 10 years....

Obituary: Joyce M. Krug

Joyce M. Krug, 88, of Garden City died on Tuesday, April 28, at Winthrop Hospital with her family by her side.She was the beloved wife of the late Frank R. Krug; they shared 47...

Veteran South Floral Park FD Ex-Chief Godfrey Passes On

After a lengthy illness, Ex-Chief G. Michael Godfrey of the South Floral Park Fire Department passed on July 12. Ex-Chief Godfrey was a volunteer firefighter for over 35 years, of which seven of those...

Obituary: Patricia DiGuiseppe

Patricia DiGuiseppe (nee Barbarito), 58, of Floral Park, died on Feb. 20. Loved by companion Gene Paternoster; daughter Melissa; grandsons Isaiah and Mathew. Sister of Irene, Deborah (James) and Barbara (Daniel). Aunt of Thomas...