2008-08-08 / Obits

James A. Robertson


James Robertson, a 50-year Rockaway resident, died August 3. He was 90.

Robertson was born in the Bronx and moved to Rockaway as an infant. He served as a Merchant Mariner during World War II. He was a retired tool and die maker who worked for Con Edison.

Robertson was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor (nee McLaughlin); and son, James Joseph Robertson.

He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Rosendale; grandchildren, Carrie Robertson, Laurie Rosendale, Jeanne Marie (Richard) Stern, Patricia (Glenn) Florio, Kimberly (Michael) Altmeyer and James (Jennifer) Robertson; great-grandchildren, Alexis Shanklin, Glenn and Cooper Florio.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Meserole Funeral Home. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, New York.

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