Evie Mae Hester
Evie Mae Hester, 73, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 28.
Hester was born on July 7, 1936 in Cincinnati, Ohio and worked as a home health aide. She was also a member of the Church of God in Christ.
She is survived by her children, Rosalyn Hester of Utah, Russell Hester of Hempstead, New York, LaSonja (Sandy) Taylor, Wanda, Kenneth, Reginald, Yvonne, Yvette all of Inwood, New York and Swana of Rockville Center, New York; sons-in-law, Troy Taylor and Bernard Robinson; two daughtersin law, grandchildren, three greatgrand children and one on the way; sisters, Nellie Anderson and Lois Barnes of New Jersey; and companion, Willie Swann.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at St. John’s Baptist Church, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead, New York.