Albert Applewhite, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 27.
Applewhite was born on February 19, 1925 in Georgetown, Guyana. He was a longtime Far Rockaway resident who worked for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.
Applewhite is survived by his wife, Laraine Applewhite; son, Marc Applewhite; step-daughters, Karen and Danell; step-grandchildren, Shyquan, Shiann, Shermar, Shaneil and Sad-e; nephew, Lawrence Khan and his children, Peter, Lance and Linda; Monte Thorne, Marlon Seaton, and a host of other friends.
Funeral arrangements and mass took place at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Arverne. Interment took place at Forest Park Cemetery, Morganville, New York.