August 31, 2007 RSS feed / Obits

Shaun Emmett Doherty

Electrician Shaun Emmett Doherty, a Florida resident who was born in Rockaway, died August 15. He was 60. Doherty was born in Rockaway Beach on June 19, 1947. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. More...

Zirone Gayle

Certified Nurse Assistant Zirone Gayle, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 15. Gayle, a certified nurse assistant (CNA), was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, West Indies, on September 10, 1924. More...

Mary A.Griffin

Director/Teacher At Childcare Center Mary A. Griffin, a Rockaway resident since her teenage years, died August 20. She was 75. Griffin was born in St. Matthews, South Carolina on October 5, 1931. More...

Edward Oliver

Driver,Green Bus Lines Edward Oliver, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 22. He was 65. Oliver, a driver for Green Bus Lines, was born in East Orange, New Jersey on November 19, 1941. More...

Dominick Rivara

Operating Engineer Dominick Rivara, a lifelong resident of Rockaway and Howard Beach, died August 26. He was 85. Rivara, an operating engineer, was born in Arverne on June 18, 1922. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. More...

Gloria Sanchez

Homemaker Gloria Sanchez, a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, died August 14. She was 86. Sanchez, a homemaker, was born in Puerto Rico. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mario Roldan; and her son, Victor Roldan. More...

Stephon Isaiah Washington

Born In Far Rockaway Stephon Isaiah Washington, who was born in Far Rockaway and had many relatives in the community, died August 16. He was 19. Washington was born on August 3, 1988. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sarah J. More...

Mary F.Dunleavy

Homemaker Mary F. Dunleavy, a Rockaway resident since 1968, coming from the Bronx, died August 24. She was 86. Dunleavy, a homemaker, was born in Galway, Ireland. She was a member of the St. Francis de Sales and St. Camillus Golden Age Clubs. More...

Carol Eleanor Gooden

Homemaker Carol Eleanor Gooden, a Rockaway resident for 15 years, died August 18. She was 58. Gooden, a homemaker, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on February 24, 1949. More...

Grace McCabe

Board Of Education Cook Grace McCabe, a Rockaway resident for more than 10 years, coming from Brooklyn, died August 23. She was 78. McCabe, a cook for the New York City Board of Education, was born in Brooklyn. More...

Minnie Myles Pettway

Supervisor Minnie Myles Pettway, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 25. She was 75. Pettway, who worked as a supervisor, was born in Alberta, Alabama on September 18, 1931. She was a lifetime members of the First Baptist Church in Redfern. More...

Edita Rivas

Homemaker Edita Rivas, a Rockaway resident since 1981, died August 23. She was 71. Rivas, a homemaker, was born in the Dominican Republic. She was preceded in death by her son, Luis Gutierrez. More...

Robert Stewart

Maintenance Robert Stewart, a Rockaway resident for over 40 years, died August 20. He was 79. Stewart was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on August 10, 1928. He was a retired maintenance worker for Ocean Village. More...

Mary Lillian Watson

Home Health Aide Mary Lillian Watson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 16. She was 74. Watson, a home health aide, was born in Cabot, Arkansas on December 10, 1932. She attended the First Baptist Church of Far Rockaway. More...


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