July 11, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

Frances Roselle Bartlett

School Aide

Frances Bartlett, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 1. She was 73. Bartlett was born in Manhattan on September 22, 1934. She worked as a school aide with the Board of Education for more than 35 years. More...

Anna Gaudio


Anna Gaudio, a 50-year Rockaway resident, coming from Brooklyn, died July 6. Guadio, a homemaker, was born in Italy. More...

John James 'Kilroy' Meehan

Former Resident

John Meehan, a former Rockaway resident, died June 13. He was 68. Meehan was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 16, 1939. He graduated from St. Mary Star of the Sea school, class of 1953 and Far Rockaway High School, class of 1957. More...

Roberto Roldan


Roberto Roldan, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 1. Roldan, a contractor, was born in the Bronx. He was a longtime member of the Trinity St. John's Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Rafael Roldan and his sister, Sonia Roldan. More...

Rose Zurzolo

Former Resident

Rose Zurzolo, a former Belle Harbor resident, died July 5. Zurzolo loved Rockaway Beach for its natural beauty and for all of the friends she made. More...

Edward J. Daly

Social Worker

Edward Daly died July 7. He was 52. Daly was born in the Bronx on November 29, 1955. He was an avid reader and Civil War buff. He had family members in Rockaway. More...

Mary Rosaire Lynch


Sister Mary Lynch, a relative of Rockaway residents, was born in Ireland on August 21, 1919. She was a member of the St. Zitas Villa in Monsey, New York. More...

Julia Marion O'Leary

Former Resident

Julia O'Leary, a former Rockaway resident, died June 11. O'Leary was born in New York on August 10, 1929. She grew up in Rockaway and graduated from Far Rockaway High School. She resided in many locations around the world. More...

William Sellman

WW II Veteran

William Sellman, a longtime Rockaway Park resident, died July 2. He was 77. Sellman was born in Brooklyn in 1931. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was retired employee from Good Humor. More...

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