Zohmya Periera, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 4.
Periera was born in Port of Spain, Trinidadk on September 21, 1942. She worked as a nursing care provider.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ayoub and Zorah Ali; son, Ricky; sister, Sherry; and brother, Mervyn.
Periera is survived by Ricardo, Richard, Andrew and Frederick; grandchildren, Keydra, Rori, Randal, Barry, Richard Jr., Melanie, Stephanie, Kevin, Brandon, Michael, Matthew and Shanice; sisters, Bredo, Azanool, Zenool, Mervin, Sherry, Rhoda, Rasheeda and Zobeeda; relatives and friends including Dolly, Rodney, Maimoon, Cheryl, Dale, Lydia, Kenny, Debra, Diane, Sandra, Susan, Maureen, Michelle, Shereen, Ria, Ryan, Lisa, Nazrudeen, Junior, Bingin, Damian and Natasha.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Visitation and service was held at St. John's Baptist Church in Inwood. Disposition was at St. Michael's Crematory in East Elmhurst.