March 27, 2015 RSS feed / Obits

John Boyd


John Boyd, former NYPD and an antiques dealer, died on March 20. A Rockaway resident for many years, he later moved to Riverhead, Long Island. Boyd is preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Boyd. More...

Arthur Illery

Union Vice President

Arthur Illery, Vice President of Local 237 Union, died on Feb. 15. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crown Heights and a Rockaway resident for five years. More...

Philip Lawson

U.S. Postal Service

Philip “Sunny” Lawson, a maintenance worker for the U.S. Postal Service, died on Feb. 23. A 10-year resident of Rockaway, he was a member Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in Manhattan and a U.S. Air Force veteran. More...

Arlene E. Nix

Arlene E Nix, of Broad Channel, died on March 23. A resident for 71 years, she was a member of the PS47 Parent-Teachers Association for many years. She was also a member of Broad Channel’s Golden Age. More...

Lisa Simpson

Home Health Aide

Lisa Simpson, a home health aide, died on February 18. She was a lifelong Rockaway resident. Simpson is preceded in death by her mother Bessie Simpson. More...

Vernon Brown


Vernon Brown, a vendor, died on Feb. 20. He was lifelong resident of Rockaway. Brown is preceded in death by his grandmother, Alice Paulin, and his uncle, Donald Braithwaite. More...

Alicerose Curreri

Alicerose Curreri died on March 21. Born in Brooklyn on Feb. 7, 1936, she was a Broad Channel summer resident all her life, until her family became year round residents in 1954. Curreri is preceded in death by her parents, Michael J. and Alice R. More...

Nichola McIntyre


Nichola McIntyre, a nurse, died on Feb. 13. She was a resident of Rockaway for five years. McIntyre is preceded in death by her brothers, Shawn and Domion. More...

Louis J. Meade


Louis J. Meade died on March 22. More...

Bartolo B. Pittari

Sanitation Worker

Bartolo B. Pittari, a sanitation worker, died on March 18. Coming from Brooklyn, he was a Breezy Point resident since 1963. More...

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