July 31, 2015 RSS feed / Obits

Christine Ann Costa (Oldenbuttel)

Christine Ann Costa (Oldenbuttel), age 55, died on July 22. Born and raised in Broad Channel, she was a lifelong resident of the Channel, moving to Rockaway for a few years before moving back after marriage. More...

Florence M. Gregory (nee Moran)

Florence M. Gregory (nee Moran) died on July 28, at age 92. Born in Brooklyn, she was a resident of Rockaway for 60 years. Gregory was a teacher. She is preceded in death by her husband, John F., and her daughter, Florence. More...

Minister Johnnie Muldrow

Minister Johnnie Muldrow died on July 24. Born in Lee County, S.C., he was a longtime Rockaway resident, and worked as a bus driver. Muldrow is preceded in death by his daughter, Dolores; brothers, J.T., Roland and Willie, and his sister, Elizabeth. More...

James J. Dillon

James J. Dillon died on July 28. Born in Manhattan, he was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. A U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean War, Dillon was a carpenter and also an avid biker. More...

Elaine Hynes

Elaine Hynes, age 52, died on July 22. Born and raised in Far Rockaway, and was a graduate of Beach Channel High School. She was a Rockaway resident until moving to Tobyhanna, Pa, 16 years ago. More...

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Tuffy (nee DiPaola)

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Tuffy (nee DiPaola) died on July 26, at age 87. Born in 1927, she made her home in Broad Channel in 1962. She retired to Kissimmee, Fla. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Tuffy and her son, Steven Tuffy. More...


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