Samuel Obsala Brown
Samuel Obsala Brown, 72, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 9.
Brown was born December 22, 1937, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Brown; children, Leah and Shimin Brown, granddaughter, Joi Brown; sisters, Helen Walls, Marjorie Sellers, Claudette Williams Brown, and Janie Ewing; brothers, George and Phil Brown; in-laws, Walter Ewing, Amony Brown, and Francine Parker; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Forest Park Cemetery, Morganville, New York.