February 27, 2015 RSS feed / Obits

Charles J. Peyton

Carpenter

Charles J. Peyton, a carpenter, died on Feb. 5. Born in Killasser, Swinford, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Peyton was a Rockaway resident for 56 years. He was a member of Local #608 Carpenters union and a member (3rd Degree) of the Knights of Columbus Msgr. More...

Ernest William Brown

NYCHA Fireman

Ernest William Brown, NYC Housing Authority fireman, died on Feb. 1. Born in Warren, N.C., Brown was a resident of Rockaway for 60 years. More...

William K. Burns Sr.

Con Edison Splicer

William K. Burns Sr., a splicer for Consolidated Edison died on Feb. 25. Born in Manhattan, he was a resident of Rockaway for 45 years after moving from the Bronx. A veteran who served in the U.S. More...

Hubert “Robby” Robinson

Musician

Hubert “Robby” Robinson, a musician, died on Feb. 14. Born in Tunapuna in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies, he was a Rockaway resident since coming here in 1979. Robinson worked for Trintoc, formerly Shell Trinidad Limited. More...

Jean C. Rocourt

Medical Lab Technician

Jean C. Rocourt, a medical lab technician, died on Feb. 20. Born in Haiti, he was a Rockaway resident since coming here 40 years ago. He is preceded in death by his wife, Anne M. Rocourt (nee St. Louis), and his daughter, Patricia. More...

Sherma Leolyn Stewart

Home Health Aide

Sherma Leolyn Stewart, a home health aide, died on Jan. 13. She is preceded in death by her parents, Violet and Herbert Stewart; her sister Bernadette David, and brother, Leon Stewart. More...

Perline Street-Price

Domestic Worker

Pearline Street-Price, a domestic worker, died on Jan. 31 at age 94. Born in Reeseville, S.C., she was a resident of Rockaway for 70 years. More...

Mother Mary Louise White

Home Health Aide

Mother Mary Louise White, a home health aide, died on Jan. 25 She was born in Charlottesville, Va., and was a resident of Rockaway for 50 years. More...

Pauline Laura Barton

Nurse’s Aide

Pauline Laura Barton, a nurse’s aide, died on Jan. 24. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, she was a Rockaway resident for 10 years. More...

Leon Jason Brown

Construction

Leon Jason Brown, who worked in construction, died on Jan. 20. A Rockaway resident for 19 years, he was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He was a member of the Solid Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church. More...

Eartha Lee Coleman

Nurse’s Aide

Eartha Lee Coleman, a nurse’s aide, died on Jan. 31. She was born in Elloree, S.C., and was a resident of Rockaway for 70 years. More...

Jeffrey Jerome McDonald

Ambulette Driver

Jeffrey Jerome McDonald, an ambulette driver, died on Jan. 31. McDonald, who drove for Hunter Ambulance, was a lifelong Rockaway resident. He is preceded in death by his aunt, Sandra McDonald-Sykes. More...

Emilio J. Rivera

Maintenance Worker

Emilio J. Rivera, a maintenance worker, died on Feb. 26. Born Puerto Rico, he was a resident of Rockaway for 40 years after moving here from Brooklyn. Rivera is preceded in death by his wife, Alejandrina Rivera. More...

Jullette Andrudie Smith

Forklift Operator

Jullette Andrudie Smith, a forklift operator, died on Jan. 23. Smith was born in Manchester, Jamaica, and was a resident of Rockaway for more than 10 years. She was a member of the Queens Church of the First Born. More...

Calvin Ronald Thomas

Roofer

Calvin Ronald Thomas, a roofer, died on Jan. 17. Thomas was born in Miami, Florida and was a Rockaway resident for 25 years. More...


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