Aloysius Sowa passed away on January 13, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of the late Irene. Loving father of Donald A. Sowa. Cherished Grandfather of Joseph, Danielle & Donald, Jr. Great –Grandfather of Kaitlynn, Allie, Olivia and Anthony. Also survived by his brother, nieces and nephews. Mr. Sowa was a U.S. Navy World War II Veteran. Mr. Sowa was a member of American Legion Post 783, VFW Post 4228, Loyal Order of Moose Ridgewood Lodge 1642. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Holy Cross R. C. Church on Friday, January 17, 2014 Interment was in St. Charles Cemetery under the direction of Megiel Funeral Home, Maspeth, N.Y.