Ireland

Stephen Groarke

January 17, 1930 ~ November 6, 2019 (age 89)

Obituary

Stephen Groarke was born in Gurteen, Cloonfad, Co. Roscommon Ireland on January 17, 1930. He emigrated to New York in 1950 where he met and married Bernadette, his beloved wife of 59 years. Together they raised four children, Margaret, Brendan, Michael and Ciaran. Stephen adored his five grandchildren, Matthew, Jackie, Sean, Devin and Chloe, as well as dozens of nieces and nephews on both sides of the Atlantic. A veteran of the U. S. Army, he was retired from his work as a carpenter for the NYC Housing Authority and was a devoted Catholic and member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Div. 7.

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
November 7, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
5628 Broadway @ West 232nd Street
Bronx, NY 10463

Viewing
Friday
November 8, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
5628 Broadway @ West 232nd Street
Bronx, NY 10463

Viewing
Friday
November 8, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
5628 Broadway @ West 232nd Street
Bronx, NY 10463

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
November 9, 2019

10:45 AM
St. Barnabas Church
409 E. 241st st
Bronx, NY 10470

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
November 9, 2019

St. Mary's Cemetery
114 Sprain Rd
Yonkers, NY 10710

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