February 5, 2016 RSS feed / Obits

Elizabeth J. Andrews

Elizabeth J. Andrews died on Feb. 3. Born in Brooklyn, Andrews was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. She was a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her son, Michael. More...

Jose Diaz-Bonilla

Jose Diaz-Bonilla, 50, on Jan. 15. Born in Goascoran Valle, Honduras, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. He worked as a warehouse manager. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Gloria Duncan

Gloria Duncan, 83, died on Jan. 27. Born in Trinidad, she was a Rockaway Beach resident for more than 20 years. She is preceded in death by her husband, Hugo; brothers, Conrad and Russell, and sisters, Lyncia, Diana and Maureen. More...

Dennis Ebanks

Dennis Ebanks, 66, died on Jan. 3. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years. He worked as a forklift operator for an export/import company. More...

Catherine E. Hopkins

Catherine E. Hopkins died on Jan. 30. Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway after moving here 15 years ago. Hopkins was a Registered Nurse. She is preceded in death by her husband, William L. Hopkins. More...

William Patrick McGarity

William Patrick McGarity, 83, died on Jan. 29. Born in Manhattan, he was a Belle Harbor resident for 45 years. McGarity was a Court Clerk for the New York State Supreme Court. A U.S. Army veteran, he served from 1956 to 1957. More...

William McKane

William McKane, 49, died Jan. 28. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he was a resident of Rockaway for more than 20 years. McKane was a handyman. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Arlene M. Otton

Arlene M. Otton died on Jan. 27. Born in Brooklyn, she was a lifelong Rockaway resident. A homemaker, Otton worked for many years as the secretary for the Stella Maris High School library. She is preceded in death by her husband, John E. More...

Lorraine Wilson

Lorraine Wilson, 92, died Jan. 21. Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years. Wilson was a homemaker. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Euben Black

Euben Black, 61, died on Jan. 23. Born in Douglas Castle, Jamaica, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years. Black worked as a dietary aide. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Eileen M. Braithwaite

Eileen M. Braithwaite died on Jan. 23. Born in Brooklyn, she was a Breezy Point resident for 30 years after moving from Canarsie. She worked as a data entry clerk. Braithwaite is preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. More...

Joseph Earl

Joseph Earl died on Dec. 11, at age 59. Born in Queens, N.Y., he was a resident of the Rockaways for more than 30 years. He was a carpenter. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Margaret Gray

Margaret Gray, 87, died on Jan. 26. Born in New York City, she was a Rockaway resident for more 50 years. She worked as a telephone operator. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Maria Marmolejos

Maria Marmolejos, 86, died Jan. 23. Born in La Vega, Dominican Republic, she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years. She was a homemaker. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Joseph E. McGuiness

Joseph E. McGuiness died on Jan. 31. Born in Brooklyn, he was a Rockaway resident for 37 years after moving here from there. He was a lineman for Con Edison for more than 37 years. McGuiness is preceded in death by his son, John Michael McGuinness. More...

William J. Moore

William J. Moore died on Jan. 29. Born in Brooklyn, he was a lifelong Rockaway resident. A U.S. Navy veteran, Moore served during WWII. He was a member of the Belle Harbor Yacht Club, the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. More...

Adelaida Serrano

Adelaida Serrano, 83, died Jan. 7. Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway Beach and Far Rockaway for 56 years. She moved to Montclair, N.J. last year. More...


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