2009-05-01 / Obits

Gladstone Roy Syms


Gladstone Roy Syms, 78, a longtime Rockaway resident died on April 19.

Syms was born on November 10, 1930, in Kingston, Jamaica and worked a chef.

He is survived by his wife, Mervis; children, Michael, Sherron, Paul and David; daughters-in-law, Dawn, Luz and Ebony; grandchildren Christopher, Tisa, Norman, Illana, Melissa, Carina and Paulette; siblings, Stewart, Veronica, Ashton, Dahlia, Lester, Eric, Aubrey, Wendy, and Alison; sisters and brothers-in-law, a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment was at Springfield Gardens Cemetery, Springfield Gardens, New York.

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