February 22, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

Effraim Baez Jr.


Effraim Baez, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died February 19. Baez was born in Brooklyn. He was a student at Culinary School. He also volunteered at Peninsula Library's Volunteer Literacy Program. He is survived by his parents, Effraim Sr. More...

Theresa R.Hipwell

Claims Adjuster

Theresa Hipwell, a 22-year Rockaway resident, died February 20. Hipwell, a claims adjuster, was born in Brooklyn. She served in the U.S. Army. More...

Francis Xavier Hughes


Francis Hughes, a Belle Harbor resident, died February 16. He was 80. Hughes was born in Staten Island on August 2, 1927. He worked with New York City, as a firefighter. More...

Patricia Papagiannakis

Homecare Attendant

Patricia Papagiannakis, a 32-year Rockaway resident, died February 17. She was 58. Papagiannakis was born in Queens. She was a member of St. Camillus Church. More...

Rita Zingman


Rita Zingman, a Rockaway Beach resident, died February 15. Zingman married Walter Zingman in 1955 and the couple moved to Rockaway in 1960. She was an avid Mah Jong and bingo player. More...

Elena M.Conroy

Dietary Aide

Elena Conroy, an 80-year Rockaway resident, died February 15. She was 93. Conroy, a dietary aide, was born in Italy. She worked and retired from the Promenade Nursing Home. More...

Mary Lou Deer


Mary Lou Deer, a summer Roxbury resident, died February 18. Deer, a homemaker, was born in the Bronx. For 35 years, she spent her summers in Roxbury. She was preceded in death by her son, Frederick Deer Jr. More...

Vincent D.Kane


Vincent Kane, a 20-year Rockaway resident, died February 15. Kane was born in Brooklyn. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a retired firefighter with the FDNY and a member of the Catholic Club. More...

Lucy Pearlman


Lucy Pearlman, a Rockaway Park resident, died February 18. She was 75. Pearlman was a member of West End Temple. She also served on the Community Board 14 committee. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dr. Hubert S. More...

Walter Zingman

Retired Printer

Walter Zingman, a Rockaway Beach resident, died February 13. Zingman served in the U.S. Army during World War One. Following the war, he returned to printing and obtained his B.A. at City College. More...

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