2008-07-18 / Obits

Garfield Nelson


Garfield Nelson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 5.

Nelson, a plumber, was born in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica, West Indies on January 23, 1975.

He is survived by his son, Aaron; daughter, Tara; wife, Ladonya; parents, Stafford and Joan Nelson; siblings, Stafford Jr., Courtney and Nathalie; grandparents, Kenneth Nelson, Hugh Hayles and Albertha Nemhard; and many other family members and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Services were held at International Pentecostal City Mission Church in Far Rockaway. Interment was at Pinelawn Cemetery in Farmingdale, New York.

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