April 18, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

William J.Breen

Postal Worker

William Breen, a 60-year Rockaway resident, died April 11. Breen, a retired United States postal worker, was born in Manhattan. He served in the Navy during World War II and was a member of St. Camillus Golden Age Club. More...

Rita Neilson

Retired

Rita Neilson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 8. She was 81. Neilson was born in Fort Apache, Bronx on May 12, 1926. She worked as a waitress at Taso's Diner and retired in 1991. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Neilson. More...

Jeanette Stone Thomas

Home Attendant

Jeanette Thomas, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 5. Thomas was born in Brooklyn on June 13, 1934. She was an active member of First Church of God. More...

Eugene Brown

Chef

Eugene Brown, a 55-year Rockaway resident, died April 12. Brown, a retired chef, was born in Columbia, South Carolina. He served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. More...

Michael P.Peterson

FDNY Firefighter

Michael Peterson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 10. Peterson was born in Brooklyn. He was a retired firefighter from Ladder 143. More...

Alphonse Trapanese

Proprietor

Alphonse Trapanese, a 13-year Rockaway resident, died April 15. Trapanese was born in Brooklyn. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a restaurant proprietor, a member of St. Rose Young at Hearts, St. Camillus Golden Age, and St. More...


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