July 13, 2007 RSS feed / Obits

Rev. Brendan W. Downing

Pastor, Church of St. Gertrude

Reverend Brendan W. Downing, the pastor of St. Gertrude's Church in Far Rockaway, died July 9 at New York University Medical Center in Manhatan. He was 54. More...

Marie E. Connor

Computer Programmer, Wachovia Bank

Marie E. Connor, a St. Petersburg, Florida resident formerly of Brooklyn and Rockaway, died July 5 at Hospice House Woodside in Pinellas Park, Florida. She was 66. Connor was born in Brooklyn on October 27, 1940. More...

Howard J. Graham

Prop., Howard Hair Stylists, Belle Harbor

Howard J. Graham, a resident of the St. Francis Health Resort in Denville, New Jersey and a former Belle Harbor and Rockaway resident for 35 years, died July 11. He was 96. Graham was born in the Bronx on August 18, 1910. More...

Kenneth Kugel


Kenneth Kugel, a Rockaway resident for 40 years coming from the Bronx, died July 10. Kugel, who was born in the Bronx, was a musician. More...

Richard Oswiecimski

Plumber, NYC Housing Authority

Richard Oswiecimski, a Rockaway resident for 20 years coming from Glendale, died July 3. Oswiecimski was born in Brooklyn. More...

Clarence Simmons


Clarence Simmons, a Rockaway resident for seven years, died June 25. Simmons, a laborer, was born in Queens on November 4, 1966. More...

Jean Brabham

Nurses Aide

Jean Brabham of Rockaway died June 21. She was 51. Brabham was born in Brooklyn. She was a nurses aide at St. Albans Veterans Hospital. More...

Robert Byrnes

Signal Maintainer

Byrnes was born in Brooklyn. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later was a signal maintainer for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. More...

Bertha O. Ebron

Factory Worker

Bertha O. Ebron, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 7. Ebron, who was employed as a factory worker, was born in Leechville, North Carolina on April 22, 1920. Affectionately known as "Mrs. More...

William J. Kavanagh Sr.

U.S.P.S. Letter Carrier

William J. Kavanagh Sr., a Rockaway resident for 40 years, died July 5. Kavanagh, who was born in Manhattan, served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was later a letter carrier for the U.S. More...

Angelo Napolitano

Retired NYPD Sergeant

Angelo Napolitano, a Woodmere resident formerly of Far Rockaway, died at Westchester Medical Center on July 6. He was 63. Napolitano was born in Brooklyn on October 29, 1943. More...

Gwendolyn Thornton


Gwendolyn Thornton, a Rockaway resident for five years, died June 23. She was 36. Thornton, a homemaker, was born in Queens on June 10, 1971. Thornton was preceded in death by her parents, Sufronia and James Thornton. More...

Leon Warren


Leon Warren, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 1. Warren, a cook, was born in Queens on April 29, 1951. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Detoya Williams and Henry Warren Jr; and sister, Silva Govan. More...

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