February 1, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

Alphonso Brandford

Inventory Manager

Alphonso Brandford, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 21. He was 80. Brandford was born in Colon, Panama on June 23, 1928. He was preceded in death by his father, Augustus; mother, Florence; wife, Jerry; and son, Alphonso Jr. More...

Diana Marie Ingram

Student and Mother

Diana Ingram, a 21-year Rockaway resident, died January 27. She was 23. Ingram was born in Far Rockaway on June 25, 1984. She is survived by Isiah and Ariel Andino, Joshua Cortes, Kelvin Rivera and Alahandro Maquez-Delgado. More...

Frances "Susie"Lawless


Frances Lawless, a Rockaway resident, died January 24. Lawless was born in Queens on March 23, 1929. She was a resident at the Resort Nursing Home for more than eight years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Lawless. More...

Ann O'Keefe


Ann O'Keefe, a former Principal of PS 47, died January 28. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mary Gate of Heaven Church, located on the corner of 101 Avenue and 103 Street in Ozone Park. More...

John F. Schaffner


John Schaffner, a 30-year Rockaway resident, died January 19. He was 79. Schaffner was born in Mineola on August 14, 1928. He was a member of Christ Presbyterian by the Sea, North Channel Yacht Club and the American Legion. More...

Edwina Harrison


Edwina Harrison, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 20. She was 90. Harrison was born in Mount Moriah, St. Ann, Jamaica, West Indies on November 27, 1918. She was a member of the Presbyterian Russell Sage Memorial Church. More...

Katherine Jackson


Katherine Jackson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 20. Jackson was born in Crawfordville, Georgia on July 26, 1927. She worked at the Woodmere Nursing Home as a nursing assistant. More...

Utan Nixon


Utan Nixon, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 21. He was 86. Nixon was born in Rocky Point, St. Thomas, Jamaica, West Indies on May 5, 1922. He was preceded in death by Aurora Nixon. More...

Lolita Rodriguez

Business Woman

Lolita Rodriguez, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 24. She was 88. Rodriguez was born in Puerto Rico on June 17, 1920. She was preceded in death by George Cruz. Rodriguez is survived by Sandra Rodriguez. More...

Rosalie L.Smith

Business Representative

Rosalie Smith, a 37-year Rockaway resident coming from Stuyvesant Town, died January 25. Smith, born in Manhattan, was a retired business representative of New York Telephone. She was also a member of the senior group at St. Francis de Sales. More...

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