Bridie, AKA as “Aunt Bea,” passed away at the age of 84 on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 after a 4-year long battle with illness.
Born in County Cavan, Ireland, she was the youngest of eight children born to James and Bridget O’Rourke. Bridie immigrated to the United States in 1955 where she lived for many years in Floral Park.
Bridie is survived by her loving husband Dan of 59 years, daughter Cathy Lombardo, husband Otto and predeceased by her son, “Little Danny” and son-in-law, Charlie.
She was the adoring grandmother of Colleen Bencivenga (Michael) and Danny Waldeck. Bridie is also survived by her sister Rosetta Lynch and numerous nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.
Bridie embraced her Irish heritage and instilled her love of Ireland to all who knew her. She was a kindhearted, lovable woman who will be greatly missed by all who crossed paths with her.
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