October 17, 2008 RSS feed / Obits

Fred W. Herbst

Former Resident

Fred Herbst, a former Rockaway resident, died October 10. He was 87. Herbst was born in Akron, Ohio in August 1921. His family moved to Rockaway in 1925. He lived in Arverne until 1948 and later moved to Bayswater until 1959. More...

Beatrice Kraus

Former Resident

Beatrice Kraus, a former Rockaway resident, died October 14 in Wesley Village, Pittston, Pennsylvania. Kraus was born in the Rockaways to the late Louis and Rose Blackman Swerdlow. More...

Patricia McMahon


Patricia McMahon, a lifelong Rockaway resident and former Broad Channel resident, died October 12. McMahon was born in Rockaway Beach. She was a longtime member of the St. Virgilius Parish. She is survived by her husband, Patrick J. More...

John Hilary Tash


John Tash, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 3. Tash, a tinsmith, was born in Saint Vincent, West Indies on September 19, 1920. More...

Eleanor J. Kowsky

Eleanor Kowsky, a 70-year Rockaway resident, died October 12. Kowsky was born in Manhattan. More...

Bridget McMahon


Bridget McMahon, a 30-year Rockaway resident, coming from the Fordham section of the Bronx, died October 16. McMahon was born in Co. Leitrim, Ireland. She was a retired waitress who worked at JP Morgan Executive Dining Room. More...

Sullivan "Sal" Moore

Business Owner

Sullivan Moore, a longtime Far Rockaway resident, died September 14. Moore was born in Selma, Alabama on September 16, 1956. He attended Far Rockaway High School and graduated in 1975. More...

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