Niasha Natief De Lain
Niasha De Lain, a native Rockaway resident, died October 25. She was 25.
De Lain was born at St. John's Hospital on September 4, 1983. As a child her family left the Rockaways and moved to South Carolina, where she graduated from South Aiken High School in 2001. Shortly after, the family returned to the Rockaways. She worked as a customer service representative at Capitol One Bank on Beach 116 Street. She was enrolled in the College of New Rochelle, where she was pursuing a bachelor's degree in accounting.
She is survived by her parents, Towanda and Darnell Wimms; brother, Jameek De Lain; niece, Aniyah De Lain; aunts, Stephanie, Charlene and Seretha Wimms, Theresa De Lain, Shaquana Wright, Lashane Smoak and Lisa Gresham; uncles, Roy Wimms, Richard De Lain, Anthony Wright and Johnny Gresham; grandparents, Cynthia De Lain, Linda Wimms, Gary Wright and Johnny McAuthor Gresham; her cousin and best friend, Shaquana Wimms; and many family members and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 5 at 6 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church. She will be laid to rest with her son, Aidan De Lain. All other arrangements were kept private.