August 7, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Dorothy Beverly Cooper`


Dorothy Beverly Cooper, 70, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 22. Cooper was born on February 25, 1939 in Manhattan and worked as a radiologist. She was baptized at City Tabernacle, where she served as a member. More...

Mary C. McDonald

NYCH Employee

Mary C. McDonald, a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, died on August 4. McDonald, 73, was born in Brooklyn and worked as an administrative assistant for the New York City Housing Authority. More...

Joseph Meyer

Parks Department Worker

Joseph Meyer, 83, a 50-year Rockaway resident died, July 18. Meyer was born on October 1, 1925 in Bronx, New York and worked in the New York City Parks Department. He is survived by friends and neighbors who cared for him. More...

William G. Rossi

Security Officer

William G. Rossi, a longtime resident Rockaway resident died, July 30. Rossi was born in Astoria, New York and worked as a security officer. Rossi was an avid fisherman. More...

Catherine Nies Gaeta


Catherine Nies Gaeta, a 38-year resident of Rockaway, died August 3. Gaeta was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived in Richmond Hill prior to moving to Rockaway. She worked as a waitress. Gaeta participated as a member of St. More...

Martin J. McDonnell


Martin J. McDonnell, a friar, died on August 2. A former resident of Rockaway, McDonnell was preceded in death by sisters Salley Frey and Kay Carmichael; by his brothers, Br. James Mc- Connell, FSC and Joseph McDonnell. More...

Jenny Frances Rich


Jenny Frances Rich, a 51-year Rockaway resident died, August 1. Rich was born in Brooklyn, New York and was a homemaker. He is survived by her husband, Gerard A. More...

Donald Byron Wheeler


Donald Byron Wheeler, a longtime resident of Rockaway died, May 2, 2008. Wheeler was born on March 29, 1928 in Rockaway Beach, New York and worked as a carpenter. He was also an avid baseball player. More...

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