April 3, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Dorothy Latimore Reid

Longtime Resident

Dorothy Latimore Reid, a Rockaway resident, died March 27. Latimore Reid was born in Hancock, Georgia on October 24, 1930. She was a resident of Hammel Houses for more than 40 years and worked for the New York City Housing Authority as a chef. More...

Margaret Lee-Shomo

Sales Representative

Margaret Lee-Shomo, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died on March 20. Lee-Shomo was born in The Bronx, New York and worked as a sales representative. Lee-Shomo was preceded in death by her son, Robert Shomo. More...

Gertrude Beckett

Nurse

Gertrude Beckett, 80, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on March 24. Beckett was born in Harlem and worked as a nurse at Park Nursing Home and at Neponsit Nursing Home as a recreational assistant for many years, from which she retired. More...

Mary Jane Horgan

Homemaker

Mary Jane Horgan, a 60-year Rockaway resident, died April 1. Horgan was born in Brooklyn, New York. She was an elections inspector for the Board of Elections in Brooklyn and Garden City for 40 years. More...

Leamario Ballard

Longtime Resident

Leamario Ballard, 60, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 24. He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and worked as a groomer. More...

Tamara Douglas

Longtime Resident

Tamara Douglas, 44, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 21. Douglas was born in New York City and worked as a security guard. Douglas was preceded in death by her parents, Jane Douglas and Paul Diller Hunt. More...

Ida Mae Jennings

Housekeeper

Ida Mae Jennings, 78, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on March 13. Jennings was born in Rawlings, Virginia and worked as a housekeeper. More...

Gloria Ortiz

Lifelong Resident

Gloria Ortiz a lifelong Rockaway resident, died on March 25. Ortiz was born in Arverne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Perez; mother and father, Carmen and Jose Ortiz. More...

Edward Stephen Kedyski

Warehouseman

Edward Stephen Kedyski, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 27. Kedyski was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a warehouseman at Sobel's Beer Distributor. More...


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