Brenda Thompson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 7.
Thompson, an administrative assistant, was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina on July 22, 1961.
Thompson was preceded in death by her sister, Peggy.
She is survived by her daughters, Shameeka and Tameeka Baker and Jennifer Thompson; son, Ramel Thompson; godson, Tyrone Wilson; grandchildren, Wes L. Rice and Shaniah D. Buggs; sisters, Delphine, Johanna and Veronica Thompson; brothers, Richard Wynn (Victoria) and Hardy Hines; six aunts; two uncles; nine nieces, 11 nephews; Amanda, Deborah, Kiaya, lil Carla, Errol, Neraeh, big Carla, Keith, Jerry and Billy; friends Sheila Benbow and Kevin Cribbs; and many other family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, with visitation at Gaffney's Friendship Chapel. Disposition was by St. Michael's Crematory in East Elmhurst, New York.