July 3, 2015 RSS feed / Obits

Louise Albertha Bostic

Louise Albertha Bostic, age 86, died on April 18. Born in Christ Church, Barbados, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years. She worked as a seamstress. More...

Carvin Crawford

Carvin Crawford died on March 21 at age 83. Crawford was born in Abbeville, S.C. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years and worked as a sanitation worker. He is preceded in death by his son, David (Bud), and grandson, Aaron Grant. More...

Helen Hickey

Helen Hickey died on July 1. She was born in Harlem and was a resident of Rockaway since 1961. Hickey was a switch board operator at Peninsula Hospital, a supervisor, a Eucharistic Minister at St. More...

Edward Aaron Jones

Edward Aaron Jones, age 40, died on March 22. Born in Brooklyn, he was a resident of Rockaway for more than 10 years. He was a dedicated member of Outreach COGIC and an active member of the church. More...

George S. Nammack Sr.

George S. Nammack Sr. died on June 24 at age 83. More...

Emmanuel “Manny” Ruiz

Emmanuel “Manny” Ruiz died on June 30. Ruiz was born in New York City, and was a Rockaway resident for 22 years, coming here from Howard Beach. He was a Vice President of Sales. Ruiz is preceded in death by his daughter, Rebecca. More...

Deanna Paulett Walters

Deanna Paulett Walters died on March 21, at age 46. Walters was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. She was devoted member of the Macedonia Baptist Church. More...

Anthony Celestino

Anthony Celestino, age 82, died on June 27. Born in Brooklyn, he was a resident of the Surfside Buildings for 31 years. Celestino was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. More...

Elizabeth Hannum

Elizabeth Hannum, age 27, died on April 22. She was born in Chester, Pa., was a Rockaway resident for more than 10 years and was a business owner. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

JamieTamaraJohnson Woods

Jamie Tamara Johnson Woods died on March 22, at age 24. She was a lifelong Rockaway resident, and worked as a home health aide. More...

Delores Miles

Delores Miles died on March 28, at age 81. More...

Vernice Montiecier

Vernice Montiecier, age 89, died on March 21. Born in Sangre Grande, Trinidad and Tobago, Montiecier was a Rockaway resident for more than 10 years. She was a homemaker. More...

Pearline Payne

Pearline Payne died on April 22. She was 101. Payne was born in Showell, Md., was a Rockaway resident for more than 15 years and worked as a dietician. More...

Linda Laverne Stewart

Linda Laverne Stewart, age 67, died on April 17. Stewart, an MTA worker, was born in Harlem and was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. More...


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