February 12, 2016 RSS feed / Obits

Walkeria Martha Carrasco

Walkeria Martha Carrasco died Jan. 30. Born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Carrasco was a Rockaway resident for 43 years after moving here from Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She was a nurse’s aide by profession. More...

Uella Dautruche

Uella Dautruche, 49, died Jan. 29. Born in Laborie, St. Lucia, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years. Dautruche worked as an Administrative Aide for the NYC Police Department. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. More...

Luis Figueroa

Luis Figueroa, 66, died Jan. 26. Born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years. He worked as a nurse’s assistant. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Darryl Greene

Darryl Greene, age 72, died Jan. 27. Born in Coalwood, Va., he was a resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years. Greene was a lawyer. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Thomas J. McLeod

Thomas J. McLeod died Jan. 25. Born in the Bronx, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years after moving here from Fordham Road in the Bronx. A veteran, McLeod served with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. More...

Denise F. O’Connell

Denise F. O’Connell died Feb. 9. Born in the Bronx, she was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. O’Connell was a NYC Board of Education teacher. She taught at PS 114 in Belle Harbor. She was breast cancer survivor since 2003. More...

Marie Rivera

Marie Rivera, 50, died Jan. 27. Born in the Bronx, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. He worked for the Grounds Department of the NYC Housing Authority. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

William D. Russell

William “Billy” D. Russell, 68, died Feb. 2, in Bethlehem, Pa. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. More...

John L.Wagner

John L. Wagner died peacefully at home Jan. 22. Born in 1927, he was a lifelong resident of Broad Channel. Wagner enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific during World War II. He was a devoted member of St. More...

Regent Dr. Geraldine Chapey

Regent Dr. Geraldine D. Chapey died Feb. 9. Born in Brooklyn, she was a Belle Harbor resident for many years. An educator, she was also a dedicated and well-known member of the Rockaway community. More...

Gloria Duncan

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

Doretha Grandy

Doretha Grandy died Jan. 25. Born in Norfolk, Va., she was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years. She worked as a nurse’s aide. Grandy is preceded in death by her siblings, Marie, Irene, Jesse and Joseph. More...

Sydney Hamilton

Sydney Hamilton, 82, died Jan. 14. Born in Brownstown, Jamaica, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. He was a welder. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Larry Moore

Larry Moore, 64, died Oct. 8. He was born and raised in Rockaway Beach. Moore worked as a supervisor. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rosemary Dennis-Moore and Garnett Moore, and his nephew, Garnett Moore Graves Jr. More...

John J.“Jack” Regan

John J. “Jack” Regan, 69, died in Sevierville, Tenn. He was born in Rockaway Beach in 1946 to his parents, John V. and Dorothy E. Regan. Regan was a U.S. Navy veteran and an avid yachtsman. More...

Julia McHale Russell

Julia “Judy” McHale Russell, 67, died in Bethlehem Pa., Jan. 31. Russell was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. More...

George Torres

George Torres, 73, died Jan. 28. Born in Santa Isavel, Puerto Rico, he was a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. Torres was a security guard by profession. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...


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