October 16, 2009 RSS feed / Obits

Pauline Delain

Presser

Pauline Delain, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 3. Delain was born in Bishopville, South Carolina and worked as a presser. She joined the First Baptist Church of Lawrence in 1958. More...

Catherine T. Finn

Administrative Assistant

Catherine T. Finn, a 37-year Rockaway resident, died October 10. Finn was born in Manhattan, New York and worked as an administrative assistant. She was a member of the Seabreeze Golden Age Club. Finn is preceded in death by the husband, John. More...

Oral Mae McCauley

Presser

Oral Mae McCauley, 58, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 1. McCauley was born on February 6, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a presser. More...

Maurice J. Stack

Police Officer

Maurice J. Stack, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 12. Stack was born in Manhattan, New York and worked as an NYPD police officer in the 19th precinct. He served in the U.S. More...

Joan B. Eckman

Medical Technician

Joan B. Eckman, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 11. Eckman worked as a medical technician and was a member of the Carmelite Order. She was also a Eucharistic minister at St. Rose of Lima. More...

Dorothy Knowles

Homemaker

Dorothy Knowles, 77, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 19. Knowles was born on August 2, 1932 in Dallas, Texas, but later moved to Rockaway. More...

Raymond M. Shields

Firefighter

Raymond M. Shields, a 41-year Rockaway resident, died October 9. Shields was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked as a FDNY firefighter at Engine 329 in Fort Tilden. He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam era veteran. More...

Roberto Valderrama

Businessman

Roberto Valderrama, a six-year Rockaway resident, died September 10. Valderrama was born in Manila, Philippines and worked as a businessman. More...


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