June 12, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Sanford Bach

Music Teacher

Sanford Bach, 76, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 6. Bach was born on March 25, 1933 in Albany, New York and has been a resident of Dayton Beach since 1972. He worked as a music teacher at P.S. 183 and Beach Channel High School. More...

Dorothy Lee Clayton

Homemaker

Dorothy Lee Clayton, 76, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 19. Clayton was born in Walterboro, South Carolina on November 15, 1932 and worked as a home attendant. More...

Anthony Falconite

Sheet Metal Worker

Anthony Falconite, a Rockaway resident, died June 10. Falconite was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a sheet metal worker. He moved here from Brooklyn 15 years ago. More...

Thomas F. Hart

Salesman

Thomas F. Hart, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 7. Hart was born in Howard Beach, New York and worked as a salesman. He moved to Rockaway 41 years ago and also served in the United States Armed Forces during the Korean War era. More...

Michael F. McDonough

Brick and Tiles Layer Local 7

Michael F. McDonough, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 6. McDonough was born in Manhattan and served in the United States Armed Forces during World War II. McDonough is preceded in death by his son, Michael Denis McDonough. More...

Linda M. Pereira

Telephone Operator

Linda M. Pereira, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 4. Pereira was born in Bronx, New York and worked as a telephone operator. She also loved animals and trained horses. More...

Erica Whyms

Lifelong Resident

Erica Whyms, 29, a lifelong Rockaway resident died May 31. Whyms was born in Rockaway Beach and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church. Whyms is preceded in death by her grandparents, Tilton and Ann Hawkins. More...

Anthony Cheeseboro

Laborer

Anthony Cheeseboro, 37, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 28. Cheeseboro was born on July 7, 1971 and worked as a laborer. Cheeseboro is preceded in death by his paternal aunt, Gloria Cheeseboro of St. Matthews, South Carolina. More...

Ronald John Dundon

Air Conditioner Specialist

Ronald John Dundon, 46, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 8. Dundon was born in Richmond Hill on March 15, 1963 and worked as an air conditioner specialist.Dundon is preceded in death by his parents. More...

Adell White Grimes

Factory Worker

Adell White Grimes, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 1. Grimes was born on December 2, 1944 in St. Matthews, South Carolina and was a member of the Bethel AME Church in Far Rockaway. She lived in Rockaway for more than 35 years. More...

SPC. Roberto A. Hernandez II

US Army Military Specialist

SPC. Roberto A. Hernandez II, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 2. Hernandez was born in San Bernadino, California and was currently serving in the United States Army as a military specialist. More...

Esther L. O'Brien

Counselor

Esther L. O'Brien, lifelong Rockaway resident, died June 2. O'Brien was born in Waterloo, New York and was a member of St. Camillus Altar and Rosary Society, volunteer at Peninsula Hospital Center and counselor for St. John's Home for Boys. More...

Rosemary Pabon Santana

Medical Secretary

Rosemary Pabon Santana, a Rockaway resident, died May 28. Santana was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway one year ago. Santana is preceded in death by her brother, Aguido. More...

Lorna Whyms

Lifelong Resident

Lorna Whyms, 54, a lifelong Rockaway resident died May 27. Whyms was born in Rockaway Beach and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church. She gradated from Far Rockaway High School. More...


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