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. The family thanks Rockaway friends and customers for their condolences and support.
He was preceded in death by his father, Davie; brothers, Fulgencio, Reyno and Angel.
He is survived by wife, Maria; sons and daughters, Merilyn, 25; Angel, 23; Maria, 15; Ariel, 12; mother, Lydia; brothers, Rudolfo (Gladys) and Reyno Agustin; sister, Anna (Julio) and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Rivera Funeral Home, Corona, New York. Memorial service and interment remained private.