August 10, 2007 RSS feed / Obits

Emwinorowanekue O.Ehigie


Emwinorowanekue O. Ehigie died July 23, 2007. She was 77. Ehigie, a trader, was born on September 6, 1929 in Ogbenson, Nigeria. She was visiting relatives in Rockaway at the time of her death. More...

Sylvester Carl Farris

Former Auxiliary Police Captain

Sylvester Carl Ferris, who was known widely throughout the west end of Rockaway as "Cap" because he had been the longtime Auxiliary Police Captain, died August 9. More...

I.V.Moe Moore


I.V. Moe Moore, a Rockaway resident for 60 years, died August 2. He was 86. Moore, who was born on June 28, 1921 in Tallahassee, Florida. He served in the United States Army and was later a homemaker. More...

Gussie Ben Richardson

Sales Manager

Gussie Ben Richardson, a Rockaway resident for more than 45 years, died August 1. He was 69. Richardson, a sales manager, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on March 30, 1938. More...

Marcella Elward

Former Longtime Resident

Marcella Elward, a resident of Thomasville, Georgia and a former longtime Rockaway resident, died August 7. She was 98. Elward was born in Rathowen, County Westmeath, Ireland on October 31, 1908. She was a longtime parishioner of St. More...

Tim Jackson


Tim Jackson, a Rockaway resident for 25 years, died July 30. He was 59. Jackson, a plumber, was born in Jackson, Alabama on July 13, 1948. More...

Kenneth P.Mullane

United Airlines Ticket Agent

Kenneth P. Mullane, a Rockaway resident for 36 years coming from Brooklyn, died August 5. Mullane, who was born in Brooklyn, served in the United States Navy from 1960 to 1963. He was a ticket agent for United Airlines for 30 years. More...

Arlene Williams


Arlene Williams, a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, died August 2. She was 70. Williams, a homemaker, was born in Baltimore, Maryland on May 14, 1937. More...

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