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GREGORY T. GABRIEL died Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor Gabriel, loving brother of Carol (Jerry) Nardo, adored
son-in-law of Angela Heredia, and cherished uncle of Michelle. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran. Funeral services are scheduled to be held at Papavero Funeral
Home on Thursday, Feb. 24, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, Maspeth.
ALICE D. NOEBEL died Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the age of 87. She was the beloved wife of the late George F. Noebel, loving mother of Susan Provan and Thomas
Noebel and mother-in-law of Ian and Kathleen, chersihed grandmother of Robert, Emma, Thomas and Daniel and great-grandmother of Kai and Stella. A Mass of
Christian Burial was fofered at Transfi guration Church on Saturday, Feb. 19, followed by interment at St. John Cemetery, under the direction of Papavero Funeral
FILOMENA ‘NINA’ SCIARRINO died Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the age of 81. She was the beloved wife of Aldo Sciarrino, loving mother of Bruno Mastropasqua,
mother-in-law of Kathleen and step-mother of Christine (Andrea) and Linda (Giuliano), cherished grandmother of Grace, Sheila and Peter and step-grandmother of
Lenny, Andrea and Alberto, and dear sister of John DiNozzi and sister-in-law of Patricia. A Mass of Christian Burial was off ered at Ascension Church on Saturday,
Feb. 19, followed by private cremation at All Souls Crematory, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, Maspeth.
EYDA R. CLAUDIO died Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the age of 72. She was the beloved wife of Francisco Claudio, loving mother of Frank Claudio, Jeanneatte Claudio,
Tayrina Aguilar and Danny Aguilar, cherished grandmother of Elizabeth, Alexandra, Christian, Frankie, Nicole, Johnnie, Noah and Gabby, and dear sister of Raysa
Elizabeth, Teresita and Raymond. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was off ered at St. Joan of
Arc Church on Friday, Feb. 18, followed by entombment at St. John Cemetery, under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, Maspeth.
CORRINE (SCHMIEDER) SAPIENZA passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 21, at the age of 85, surrounded be her four children. She will be forever remembered
for her love of her children, her family, and her faith. She was born on April 10, 1936, in Ridgewood, N.Y., to the late Walter and Ann Simmons. She is predeceased
by her brother Walter Simmons. Her life was devoted to her children and service to the church. Her legacy is one of strength, faith, love, commitment, and her
sense of humor. She is survived by her children Diane T. Macke (Ted); Stephen J. Schmieder (Joanne); Paul F. Schmieder (Dawn); and Susan J. Wittmer (Charles); and
grandchildren Paul Schmieder (Melissa), Justin Schmieder (Lauren); Jessica Schmieder (Chris); Kelly Macchio; Nick Schmieder (Shannon); and Nick Macchio (Alexa);
Brett Buser; Justin Macke, and her great-grandchildren Ava, Hunter, Harper, Vincenzo, Sophia, and Giana. A Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled for Thursday,
Feb. 24, at 9:45 a.m., at Our Lady-the Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood, N.Y. In lieu of fl owers, please make a donation to the National Osteoporosis Foundation www.
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Siegfried B. Groth
A longtime resident of Middle Village, passed away
peacefully on Thursday, February 10, 2022. He was 89 years
old. He is survived by his “significant other” of 31 years,
“Sigi” was born on June 18, 1932, in Chemnitz Germany.
After fleeing from East Germany, he arrived in the United
States in 1962 and settled in Queens. For the next 33 years
he worked at Ozone Industries, an aerospace engineering
firm, where he designed steering systems and landing gears
for helicopters and jet planes.
Sigi was an accomplished photographer, but also loved cars
and sports and people. An expert skier, he and some friends
founded the Enzian Ski Club, which is still active today.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring of 2022.
Inurnment will be in the Memorial Niche Room at The
Center, Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, NY.