April 17, 2015 RSS feed / Obits

Jean Atkins

Jean Atkins died on February 24 at age 76. Born in Wilmington, Del., Atkins, a homemaker, was a Rockaway resident for 15 years. More...

Marilyn Evans

Marilyn Evans died on March 14. Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway for 50 years, raising her family here. Evans was office manager for Dr. David Lichtenstein in Belle Harbor for 15 years. More...

Angela M. Rivara

Angela M. Rivara, age 91, died on April 7. Rivara was born in Far Rockaway and raised in Lawrence. She attended St. Mary’s Star of the Sea elementary school in Far Rockaway and Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School. More...

James F. Boyle

James F. Boyle died on April 13 at age 72. Born in the Bronx, he was a lifetime resident of Rockaway. Boyle was the proprietor-innkeeper The Den in Inwood. More...

Mary Leahy

Mary Leahy died on April 12. Born in Curry, County Sligo, Ireland, she was a Rockaway Park resident for 45 years after moving here from the Bronx. Leahy was a Eucharistic Minister at St. More...

Deaconess Margaret Rucker

Deaconess Margaret Rucker died on February 21 at age 87. Born in Beaufort, S.C., she moved to Far Rockaway in 1947 and was a resident for 68 years. More...

Roxann Small

Roxann Small died on April 6. Coming from South Ozone Park, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. Small worked as a quality control analyst for the Paul Weiss Law Firm. More...


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