Jewel Garcia, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 28. She was 56.
Garcia was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad on February 17, 1952.
She was preceded in death by her father, Pedro Garcia; and brother, Ian Garcia.
Garcia is survived by her son, Dale; mother, Merle; siblings, Irma Garcia- Irish, Charmaine Goodchild, Unwyn, Gerard and Adrian Garcia; nephews and nieces, Darren and Daryl Irish, Aaron and Richard Garcia; Rebecca, Rachel and Christopher Goodchild; inlaws,
Sarah Garcia, George Irish and Malcolm Goodchild; and many other family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Interment was at Cypress Hills Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.