September 28, 2007 RSS feed / Obits

Joseph J.Burns

Hospital Administrator & CEO

Joseph J. Burns, a 35-year Rockaway resident coming from Sunnyside, Queens, died September 26. More...

Otino C. Iorio

Retired Letter Carrier

Otino C. Iorio, a Rockaway resident for 41 years, died September 22. Iorio, a retired U.S. Postal Service letter carrier, was born in Brooklyn. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. More...

Agnes M.Laskowski

Retired Clerk

Agnes M. Laskowski, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died September 24. Laskowski, who was born in the Bronx, worked as a clerk at the New York City Parks Department. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto; and daughter, Mary Kenyon. More...

Boris Martynuk


Boris Martynuk, a Rockaway resident, died September 18. Martynuk was born in New York. He first visited Rockaway in 1968, and fell in love with it. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. More...

Janet M.Neibel


Janet Neibel, a Rockaway resident for 41 years, died September 21. Neibel, a homemaker, was born in Brooklyn. She was an active participant in many senior clubs and church organizations throughout Rockaway. More...

Mary A.Ritondo


Mary A. Ritondo, a 60-year Rockaway resident, died September 21. Ritondo, a podiatrist, was born in Brooklyn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin. More...

Tracy M.Gilchrist

Raised In Rockaway

Tracy M. Gilchrist, a Parks Department employee and health aide who was raised in Rockaway, died September 13. She was 44. More...

Patricia Harlene Grant

Longtime Resident

Patricia Harlene Grant, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 17. Grant, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on March 19, 1934. After coming to the United States, she continued her career in teaching early childhood development. More...

Joseph Kilbride

Retired NYPD Patrolman

Joseph Kilbride, a Rockaway resident for 29 years, died September 24. Kilbride was born in Brooklyn. He retired from the 61st Precinct in 1982, where was a patrolman (shield # 104671). More...

Anthony Manello

Retired Blacksmith

Anthony Manello, a Rockaway resident for 32 years, died September 22. Manello, who was born in Brooklyn, was retired from the New York City Department of Sanitation, where he was a blacksmith. More...

Calvin McMillian

Longtime Resident

Calvin McMillian, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 28. McMillian was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on August 3, 1945. He was preceded in death by his father, Farley McMillian and brothers, Farley Jr. and James McMillian. More...

Valerie Osemwengie


Valerie Osenwengie, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died September 15. Osenwengie was born in Queens on October 14, 1955. More...

John F.Sheehan

Retired Printer

John F. Sheehan, a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, passed away on September 22. He was 75. Sheehan was born in the Bronx on December 2, 1931 to Patrick and Mary Sheehan, of Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland. He was drafted into the U.S. More...

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