Barbara Keller, 65, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 4.
Keller was born on March 8, 1945 in St. Matthews, South Carolina and was a longtime resident of Far Rockaway. She worked as a nurse. She fellowshipped at Macedonia Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Evan D. Gray Sr. Later moving to Middletown, Connecticut, she fellowshipped at the AME Cross Street Church under the leadership of Pastor Moses L. Havill.
Keller is survived by her sons, Tommy Harvey Jr., Terrice Harvey, Frank DeCosta Harvey, Hosea DeCosta Harvey (Ronnieshia); daughters, Susan DeCosta (Cliffe) and Cassandra DeCosta; sisters, Helen Doe, Audrey Murph, Lisa Murph and Laura (Sheicka) Wilson; brother, Calvin Murph; fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral arrangements and mass were entrusted to Macedonia Baptist Church, Far Rockaway.
Interment took place at Forest Park Cemetery, Morganville, New York.