2009-04-24 / Obits

Beresford Henry

25-Year Rockaway Resident

Beresford Henry died in Far Rockaway on April 17.

He was 90 years old at the time of his death.

Born in Costa Rica, Central America, Henry came to Rockaway 25 years ago and became heavilly involved in the Kingdom Hall of the Far Rockaway Temple of the Jehovah's Witnesses, of which he was an active member.

Henry worked in hotel maintenance for various Manhattan hotels and retired a number of years ago.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca.

Henry is survived by his sister, Laurette Henry Edmund of Costa Rica; his son, Beresford D. Henry of Atlanta, Georgia and his daughter, Beryl Henry Carter, of Far Rockaway.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lawrence Funeral Chapel in Lawrence, Long Island.

Services were at the Jehovah's Witness Hall in Far Rockaway.

Internment will be at the Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Pinelawn, Long Island.

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