July 4, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

Freddie Giglio

Independent Contractor

Freddie Giglio, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 25. He was 65. Giglio, a contractor, was born in Brooklyn on July 7, 1942. He worked as a taxi driver for Surf Car Service in the 1980's. More...

William Harris Kleinman

Auto Dealer

William Kleinman, a 14-year Rockaway resident, died June 24. He was 76. Kleinman was born in the Bronx on July 20, 1931. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business. More...

Phyllis Riley (nee Koch)


Phyllis Riley, a 50-year Rockaway resident, died June 23. She was 77. Riley, a homemaker, was born in Hamilton Beach, Queens. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Riley; and sons, James and Patrick. More...

Sylvester D. O'Connor

Lifelong Resident

Sylvester D. O'Connor a lifelong resident of Rockaway Beach. Born in 1919 he attended PS 42, Far Rockfro away High School and Cornell University, Class of 1943. More...

Gregory L. Keegan

MTA Subway Car Maintainer

Gregory Keegan, a 23-year Rockaway resident, coming from Woodhaven, died June 29. Keegan was born in Brooklyn. He served in the US Army during World War II. He worked as a subway care maintainer with New York City Transit. More...

Taylor Rahman


Taylor Rahman, age 2 days, died on June 25. She is survived by her twin sister; mother, Maame Darko; grandmother, Afia Duah; and father, Salih Rahman. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. More...

Geoffrey P. McBreen

Former Resident

Geoffrey McBreen, a longtime Belle Harbor resident, died June 19. He was 85. McBreen graduated from St. Francis Xavier High School and joined the US Navy. He served as a pilot during World War I. More...

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