April 17, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Lula Belle Cunningham

Nursing Assistant

Lula Belle Cunningham, 71, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 7. Cunningham was born on July 30, 1937, in Laurens County, South Carolina and worked as a Nursing Assistant. Her hobbies were fishing, crocheting, sewing and gardening. More...

Anita L. Horan

Board of Elections Worker

Anita L. Horan, 83, a Cedarhurst resident, died on April 11 in Sonoma, California. Horan was an active parishioner of Saint Joachim's Church, Girl Scout leader, active volunteer and officer of the Community Advisory Board of St. More...

William Ryan Jefferies

Truck Driver

William Ryan Jefferies, 69, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on April 4. Jefferies was born on May 31, 1939, in Blacksburg, South Carolina and worked as a truck driver. More...

Ronald E. O'Connell

USPS Police Officer

Ronald E. O'Connell, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on April 7. O'Connell was born in Manhattan and served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. More...

Harry Dobson

NYCTA Dispatcher

Harry Dobson, 84, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 8. Dobson was born on July 20, 1924 in Clifton, South Carolina. He worked as a New York City Transit Authority dispatcher. More...

Paul Fitzpatrick

WWII Navy Veteran

Paul Fitzpatrick, 83, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 7. Fitzpatrick was a longtime Belle Harbor and Neponsit resident before moving to Florida. He grew up in Rockaway with his brothers, Thomas, William and the late Charles Fitzpatrick. More...

James H. Jackson

NYCTA Bus Driver

James H. Jackson, a longtime Belle Harbor resident, died on February 9 in Florida after a long battle with cancer. Jackson worked as a New York City Transit Authority bus driver for 27 years. He served in the U.S. More...

John J. Moore

WWII Veteran

John J. Moore, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on April 14. Moore was born in Manhattan and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, as Aviation Mate of the USS Intrepid, Pacific Theatre WWII and received two Bronze Stars. More...

Ramon Taveras

Proprietor

Ramon Taveras, 57, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on April 6. Taveras was born on January 16, 1952 in Sabana Yglesia, Santiago, Dominican Republic and was the proprietor of Tiberios restaurant in Rockaway for 31 years. More...


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