July 31, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Mildred K. Barkaus

Civilian Administrative Clerk, NYPD

Mildred K. Barkaus, a three-year Rockaway resident died, July 21. Barkaus was born in Astoria, Queens and worked as a civilian administrative clerk for the New York City Police Department. More...

Norman M. Brust


Norman M. Brust, 86, a former Rockaway resident, died July 26. Brust was born on March 7, 1923 in Far Rockaway and worked as a physician. Brust grew up in Arverne and practiced medicine at his Far Rockaway office and at St. More...

Frances R. DeRosa


Frances R. DeRosa, a 50-year Rockaway resident, died July 23. DeRosa was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as the Vice President of East New York Savings Bank. She was a member of the St. Thomas More Golden Age Club. More...

Carol Moran


Carol Moran, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 21. Moran was born in Bronx, New York and was a lifelong summer resident and 50-year permanent resident. She was a member of St. More...

Barbara Prince

School Crossing Guard

Barbara Prince, 53, a two-year Rockaway resident, died July 12. Prince was born in Harlem, New York on January 11, 1956 and worked as a school crossing guard. More...

Myrtle Rose Rowe- Thompson

Home Attendant

Myrtle Rose Rowe-Thompson, 88, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 8. Rowe-Thompson was born on July 17, 1930 in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica and worked as a home attendant. She was a Rockaway resident since 1968. More...

Miguel A. Tesis


Miguel A. Tesis, 54, a seven-year Rockaway resident, died June 30. Tesis was born on May 15, 1955 in Colon, Panama and worked as a driver. He is survived by his wife, Cecilia Henery; son, Miguel A. Tesis; grandson, Miguel A. More...

Joanne Renee Birts

Health Care Worker

Joanne Renee Birts, 42, a longtime Rockaway resident died, July 20. Birts was born on July 13, 1967 and worked in health care. She was baptized at Friendship Baptist Church in Queens. More...

Rabbi Moshe Chait

Led Young Israel

Rabbi Moshe Chait, 87, the dean of Yeshiva Chafetz B'Av eve in Jerusalem and one-time spiritual leader of the Young Israel of Far Rockaway and Bayswater, died on July 29 at Mt. Scopus Hospital in Jerusalem. More...

Raymond J. Lutz


Raymond J. Lutz, a 49-year Rockaway resident, died July 26. Lutz was born in Manhattan, New York and worked as a draftsman for AT&T Communications. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II. More...

Eugene Parker Jr.


Eugene Parker Jr., 59, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 17. Parker was born on December 29, 1949 in Jamaica, New York and worked as a butcher. Eugene graduated from the Food and Trades H.S. in Manhattan, New York. More...

Arthur C. Roness

Foreman, DSNY

Arthur C. Roness, 51, a three-year Rockaway resident, died July 20. Roness was born on September 27, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a foreman for the New York City Department of Sanitation. More...

Rosa Sanchez


Rosa Sanchez, 67, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 24. Sanchez was born December 6, 1941 in Yauco, Puerto Rico and was a member of St. Gertrude Church in Far Rockaway. More...

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