August 3, 2007 RSS feed / Obits

Peter A.Brady

Longshoreman Peter A. Brady, a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, died July 30. Brady, a member of the International Longshoreman's Association Local 791, was born in Manhattan. More...

Theodora 'Teddy'Daitch

Retired High School English Teacher Theodora Daitch, a Rockaway resident for nearly 50 years, died July 22. She was 76. Daitch, called "Teddy" by those who knew her, was born and raised in Washington Heights. More...

Rose Nast

United States Postal Service Clerk Rose Nast, a former Rockaway resident, died June 2. She was 93. Nast was born in Rockaway Beach on June 21, 1913. She was a personnel clerk for the United States Postal Service branch in Far Rockaway. More...

Miriam Chipinga

Longtime Resident Miriam Chipinga, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 22. Chipinga was born in Mala, Africa on July 22, 1959. She is survived by her son Arthur Mainga of London and another son in Africa. More...

John D.McDermott

Tunnel Worker, Ironworker John D. McDermott, a Rockaway resident for 25 years coming from the Bronx, died July 26. McDermott, a former tunnel worker and Local 580 ironworker, was born in Manhattan. More...

Claire Trim

Longtime Rockaway Resident Claire Trim, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 26, 2007. Trim was born in Omaha, Georgia to the late Ambus Hattie Carter on November 27, 1927. She was the eldest of eight children. More...


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