October 3, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

Barbara Cardona


Barbara Cardona, a 37-year Far Rockaway resident, died September 25. She was 97. Cardona was born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico. She came to the United States in 1949 and moved to the Bronx. She later moved to Far Rockaway in 1971. More...

Guillermo Figueroa

Gas Station Attendant

Guillermo Figueroa, a family member of Rockaway residents, died September 6. Figueroa was born in San Durce, Puerto Rico on August 12, 1944. He worked as a gas station attendant. He is survived by his brothers, Alberto, Robert and Jose. More...

Juan Melero

Taxi Cab Driver

Juan Melero, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 24. Melero, a taxi cab driver, was born in Puerto Rico. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ada; and sons, Juan and Gustavo. More...

Gordon Michael Ross


Gordon Ross, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 21. Ross was born in Linden, Guyana on October 15, 1968. He was the captain of Da-Rock All-Starz motorcycle club. More...

Louis W. Cohen


Louis Cohen, a 44-year Rockaway resident, died October 1. Cohen was born in Brooklyn. He was the proprietor of a taxi service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude. More...

Joseph L. Garafola


Joseph Garafola, a 50-year Rockaway resident, died September 29. Garafola, a hairdresser, was born in Manhattan. He served in the United States Army during World War II. More...

Harriet E. Ramage


Harriet Ramage, a lifelong Roxbury resident, died September 29. Ramage was born in Brooklyn. She was a member of the First Congregational Church and Roxbury Community Church. More...

Brian M. Thomsen

Publisher and Book Packager

Brian Thomsen, a former Rockaway resident, died September 21 in Brooklyn. Thomsen was born in 1959. He attended St. Camillus, Regis High School and Long Island University. He was an active member in Father William Burke's St. More...

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