July 3, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Helen R. Alessi

Teacher

Helen R. Alessi, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died June 26. Alessi was born in Rockaway Beach, the third child of Rose and Angelo Lautazi. She was a teacher at St. Camillus Church for 27 years. During her time there she also photographed the St. More...

Thomas F. Greaney

Reporter

Thomas F. Greaney, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 29. Greaney was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a reporter at The New York Stock Exchange. More...

Thomas B. Maher

Guidance Counselor

Thomas B. Maher, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 26. Maher was born in Uniondale, New York and worked as a guidance counselor at New Hyde Park Memorial High School. More...

Anthony J. Minei

WWII Veteran

Anthony J. Minei, a former Rockaway resident died June 25. Minei was born in Rockaway Beach on March 12, 1918. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. More...

Hubert Rhaburn

Contractor

Hubert Rhaburn, a Rockaway residen, died June 10. Rhaburn was born on February 17, 1941 in Belize, Honduras and worked as a contractor. He was a Rockaway resident for two years. Rhaburn is preceded in death by parents, Hubert and Claudia Rhaburn. More...

Francis E. Sullivan

Payroll Supervisor

Francis E. Sullivan, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 28. Sullivan was born in Bronx, New York and worked as a payroll supervisor for the New York City Transit Authority. Sullivan is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene. More...

Joan Briody

Teacher and Coach

Joan Briody, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 28. Briody was born in Bronx, New York in 1933, the fourth of five children to John and Julia Teahan. More...

Etta Francis

Homemaker

Etta Francis, 70, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 17. Francis was born on August 19, 1938 in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. She was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years and member of International Pentecostal City Mission in Far Rockaway. More...

April Michelle Jackson

Longtime Resident

April Michelle Jackson, 44, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 25. Jackson was born in Nassau County, New York and lived in Far Rockaway for 24 years. More...

Albert Caswell Maxwell

MTA Dispatcher

Albert Caswell Maxwell, 70, a longtime Rockaway resident died June 8. Maxwell was born in Manchester, Jamaica on November 26, 1938 and was a 25 year resident of Rockaway. More...

Grace A. Petronis

Homemaker

Grace A. Petronis, a lifelong summer resident of Rockaway, died June 28. Petronis was born in Brooklyn, New York. Petronis is preceded in death by her husband, Glen Petronis and father, John Cummings. More...

Loreno Simmons

Chef

Loreno Simmons, 67, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 22. Simmons was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 26, 1942 and worked as a chef. He was a resident for more than 50 years and member of Wings of Faith Church. More...


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