March 13, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Alfred DeBethem

Surveyor/Contractor

Alfred DeBetham, a longtime Far Rockaway resident, died March 7. He was 78. DeBetham was born in Manhattan. He moved to the Rockaways in 1938. More...

Robert "Bob" Meyer

Business Manager

Robert J. Meyer, a former Breezy Point resident, died February 15. He was 52. Meyer was a business manager at I.B.E.W. Local #1430 in White Plains. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Meyer. More...

Florence Olstrom

Homemaker

Florence Olstrom, an 80-year Rockaway resident, died March 8. Olstrom, a homemaker, was born in Manhattan. She was preceded in death by her sons, Robert and Edward. More...

Dorothy Denise Robinson

Maintenance Engineer

Dorothy Denise Robinson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 28. She was 43. Robinson was born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 4, 1965. She worked as a maintenance engineer. More...

Catherine T. Carfora

Retired

Catherine Carfora, a 50-year Far Rockaway resident, died March 8. She was 88. As a longtime resident of Far Rockaway, Carfora worked at various restaurants in the area. At a young age, she was widowed and raised her children in the Redfern Houses. More...

John J. Killian

NYCTA Bus Operator

John Killian, past president of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, died March 8. Killian was born in Brooklyn. He was a bus operator with the New York City Transit Authority. More...

Hazel Mae Monteith

Nurse

Hazel Monteith, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 26. She was 67. Monteith, a nurse, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on April 15, 1941. More...

Phyllis R. Novack

Teacher

Phyllis Novack, a retired teacher, died March 4. Novack was born in Manhattan. She was a retired library teacher with New York City Board of Education. She was preceded in death by her husband, Saul Novack. More...

Harriet Teresa Baxter

Homemaker

Harriet Teresa Baxter, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 6. Baxter was born in County Roscommon, Ireland. She traveled to America in 1947 and married John Baxter in 1959. More...

Selma "Sally" De Rosa

Homemaker

Selma De Rosa, a former Far Rockaway resident, died March 9. She was 81. De Rosa was born in Far Rockaway on October 15, 1927. She attended Far Rockaway High School and Beauty Culture School. More...


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