June 6, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

John P.Barkaus

Executive MTA VP

John Barkaus, a 16-month Rockaway resident, died May 30. Barkaus was born in Astoria. He was a retired executive vice president with the MTA and a US Postal Service letter carrier. More...

Ellen P.Ferchland

Retail Associate

Ellen Ferchland, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died June 2. Ferchland, a retail associate, was born in Manhattan. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ferchland. More...

Irene M.Lavin

Homemaker

Irene Lavin, a 25-year Rockaway resident, died May 31. Lavin, a homemaker, was born in Brooklyn. She was a member of St. Thomas More-St. Edmund Altar Rosary Society, a volunteer at Promenade Nursing Home, and Eucharistic Minister at St. More...

Jean Ryan

Millinery Designer

Jean Ryan, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died May 31. Ryan was born in Rockaway Beach. She was a member of St. Gertrude Church. More...

John J.Costello

NYPD Police Officer

John Costello, a 50-year Rockaway resident, died May 30. Costello was born in Brooklyn. He served in the US Army during World War II. He worked with the Communication Division of the New York Police Department, shield # 13011. More...

Rose Marie Finley

Nurse

Rose Finley, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 22. Finley, a nurse, was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on July 23, 1935. She attended Bethel AME Church, Macedonia Church, and the First Church of God in Christ. More...

John Rauert

Retired

John Rauert, a 13-year Rockaway resident, died May 27. He was 88. Rauert was born in Brooklyn. He served his country in the US Navy. He was a member of St. Virgilius Church. More...

Lorraine M.Smith

Homemaker

Lorraine Smith, a 60-year Bayswater resident, died May 28. She was 80. Smith was born in the Bronx. She was a member of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Smith; son, Robert J. More...


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