January 22, 2010 RSS feed / Obits

Melville Cuban

Hero Rockaway Lifeguard

Melville Cuban died December 6 in Delray Beach, Florida. He was 99 years old.   Cuban, who was born on August 8, 1910, was born and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. More...

Josephine Francis

School Teacher

Josephine Francis, 84, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 4.   More...

Dennis J. Madigan

Switchman, NY Telephone Co.

Dennis J. Madigan, a 12-year Rockaway resident, died January 17.   Madigan was born in Killimer, Clare County, Ireland and later came to Rockaway from East Northport, New York. More...

Mary Tuohey


Mary Tuohey, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 20.   She was born in Brooklyn, New York and later moved to Rockaway.   Tuohey was preceded in death by her husband, Martin (Buddy); son, James; and brother, James Smith.   More...

Carlos Feliciano


Carlos Feliciano, 78, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 11.   Feliciano was born September 5, 1931, in Moca, Puerto Rico. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. More...

Kirk Durran Holgate

Longtime Resident

Kirk Durran Holgate, 21, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 1.   Holgate was born in Jamaica, West Indies on August 15, 1988 and came to the United States at age six. He worked at The Hilton Hotel. More...

Eugene Morgan

Lifelong Resident

Eugene Morgan, 50, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 8.   Morgan was born in Queens on August 2, 1959 and grew up in Far Rockaway, attending P.S. 105 and J.H.S 198. More...

Annie Zellner

Union Worker

Annie Zellner, 83, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 2.   Zellner was born in Columbus, Georgia on October 13, 1916. She was a Union Worker for Salvastein Bread Company for 34 years. More...

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