Darlene Speller, 59, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 15.
Speller was born on May 2, 1950 in Windsor, North Carolina and later moved to Rockaway.
Speller was preceded in death by her parents, Theresa Outlaw and Tommy Lewis Speller; brother, William Goniff Speller; and Stacy Scott.
She is survived by her children, Dashawn Speller and Omar Jackson; siblings, Tomas Lewis Jr., Kenneth Ray Speller, Vincent Speller, Lee Speller and Polly Speller; sisters-inlaw, Rebecca Speller, Phoebe Walden, Julia Francis Speller and Sharon Patterson; nieces and nephews, Star and Misty Scott, Kenneth Ray Speller Jr., Eric Gulley, Tanya Speller, Jeremiah Speller, Kisha Parks, Sekhem Patterson, Teshara Patterson, Gelisa Speller, Yma Patterson, Brianna Paterson, William Speller, Amanda Benitez, Vincent Benitez, Skie Benitez, Violet Speller Molly and Tareen Tommy Lewis III.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Disposition took place at St. Michael’s Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.