March 19, 2010 RSS feed / Obits

Troy Atkins

Art Student

Troy Atkins, 19, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 26. Atkins was born January 21, 1991 in Queens, New York and attended Beach Channel High School. Atkins is preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Atkins. More...

Michael Lloyd Ferguson

Former Resident

Michael Lloyd Ferguson, 44, a former Rockaway resident, died March 8. Ferguson was born on November 2, 1965 in Ford Heights, Illinois and moved to Rockaway in 1977. He attended I.S. 53 and Far Rockaway High School. More...

Josephine Hayes

Homemaker

Josephine Hayes, a 42-year Rockaway resident, died March 15. Hayes was born in Dundrum, Ireland but spent 42 years in Rockaway, coming from New Jersey. Hayes is preceded in death by her husband, John J. More...

Thomas J. Mitchell

UBS Margin Clerk

Thomas J. Mitchell, a 40-year Rockaway resident, died March 16. Mitchell was born in Brooklyn, New York and later moved to Rockaway after serving in the U.S. Army from 1963-1965. He worked as a margin clerk for UBS. More...

Kevin R. Reilly

Operations Supervisor at HBO

Kevin R. Reilly, a longtime Rockaway summer resident, died March 10. Reilly was born in Brooklyn, New York and spent a long career in radio and television, most recently employed as an Operations Supervisor at HBO. More...

Michael Cantrell

Longtime Resident

Michael Cantrell, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 2. Cantrell was born November 16, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York and attended school in Far Rockaway. Cantrell is preceded in death by his mother Brenda Cantrell; grandmother, Lelia E. More...

Amy Adassa Griffiths

Homemaker

Amy Adassa Griffiths, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 26. Griffiths was born May 3, 1911 in Trelawny, Jamaica. She was a member of Springfield Gardens Church of the Nazarene, Springfield Gardens, New York. She grew up in St. More...

Mildred Louise Jackson- Wright

Homemaker

Mildred Louise Jackson-Wright, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 28. More...

Thomas “Louie” M. Lydon

Steam Fitter Local #638

Thomas “Louie” M. Lydon, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 12. Lydon was born in Manhattan and served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1968 and later worked as a steam fitter for local #638. He is the father of jockey, Patricia P.J. More...

Doris Mills-Trotman

Homemaker

Doris Mills-Trotman, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 4. Mills-Trotman was born February 5, 1931 in Manhattan, New York but spent many years in Springfield Gardens, New York. More...


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