December 19, 2014 RSS feed / Obits

Charles J. Bostwick Sr.

Machinist

Charles J. Bostwick Sr., a machinist, died on Dec. 12. Coming from Bushwick, Brooklyn, he lived in Rockaway for 59 years. Bostwick is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, and his brothers, Donald and Warren Bostwick. More...

Christopher Pavey Clement

Welder

Christopher Pavey Clement, a welder, died on Dec. 9. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, and living in Douglaston, and Nassau County, he was a resident of Rockaway for 15 years. Clement is preceded in death by his wife, Fern Salti. More...

Nina M. Gallagher

Homemaker

Nina M. Gallagher, a homemaker, died on Dec. 11. Gallagher was a longtime resident of the Rockaways. She moved here 80 years ago from Manhattan, where she was born. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward F. Gallagher and her son, Edward. More...

Doris R. Hazel

Statistical Clerk

Doris R. Hazel, a statistical clerk, died on Dec. 13. Coming from Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway for a year. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence. Hazel is survived by her daughters, Debra and Donna Hazel and her son, Thomas. More...

Michael Lucev

Carpenter

Michael Lucev, a carpenter, died on Dec. 4. Lucev was a lifelong Rockaway resident. His father, Emil Lucev, a noted Rockaway historian, was a longtime contributor to The Wave. Lucev is preceded in death by his mother, Aldine. More...

Margarita Rivera

Clerk/Cashier

Margarita Rivera, a clerk/cashier, died on Dec. 1. Born in Harlem, New York, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years. More...

Anthony Trowells

Accountant/Computer Analyst

Anthony Trowells, an accountant and computer analyst died on Dec. 4. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, originally coming from the Bronx. More...

Valerie Clarke

Artist and Entrepreneur

Valerie Clarke, an artist and entrepreneur died on Dec. 2. A native born and longtime resident of Rockaway, she passed away at her son Mathew’s home in Portland, Oregon. More...

Irene Edmonds

Bookkeeper

Irene Edmonds, a bookkeeper, died on Dec. 12. Born in the Bronx, she lived in East Meadow, Long Island, before becoming a Rockaway resident. Edmonds is survived by her son, Robert (Michele), and her sister, Claire Accomando. More...

George Grenfill Grant

Technician

George Grenfill Grant, a technician, died on Dec. 4 at age 78. Grant was a Rockaway resident for more than 10 years. He was born in Cave Westmoreland, Jamaica. More...

Burcham James

Plumber

Burcham James, a plumber, died Dec. 8 at age 68. Born in St. Ann, Wyoming, James was a resident of Rockaway for more than 20 years. More...

Nisha Ramcharan

Clerk

Nisha Ramcharan, a clerk, died on Dec. 9. Born in the Port of Spain, Trinidad, he was Rockaway resident for more than 10 years. More...

Bianca Samuels

Student

Bianca Samuels, a student, died on Nov. 23. Samuels was a 10 year Rockaway resident, coming from East Elmhurst, Queens. She was respected member of God’s Battalion of Prayer Ministries. More...


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