August 6, 2010 RSS feed / Obits

Albert Applewhite

MTA Worker

Albert Applewhite, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 27. Applewhite was born on February 19, 1925 in Georgetown, Guyana. More...

Dorothy Clark

Home Maker

Dorothy Clark, 70, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 26. Clark was born on January 10, 1940 in Batesburg, South Carolina. Clark was preceded in death by her parents, Elsie Derrick Sr. More...

Bernice Harmon

Social Worker

Bernice Harmon, 75, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 14. Harmon was born on September 6, 1934 in Bessemer, Alabama. She was a social worker and member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Inwood, New York. More...

Johon B. McAvoy Sr.

Supervisor NYC Department of Parks

Johon B. McAvoy Sr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 2. McAvoy was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived in Rockaway for 75 years, working as a supervisor for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. More...

Edward Spierer

Resident

Edward Spierer, 88, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 24. Spierer was known as very involved in the community as well as the West End Temple. More...

Eugene Bisztyga

Securities Clerk

Eugene Bisztyga, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 31. Bisztyga was born in Brookyln, New York and lived in Rockaway for 38 years. He worked as an equity securities clerk. More...

Mary Grace Gilbride

Bookkeeper

Mary Grace Gilbride, 62, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 31. Gilbride was born in Rockaway Beach and lived in the Rockaways until 1990. She attended St. Camillus Parochial School and graduated from Far Rockaway High School. More...

Jean L. Kinzie

Administrative Assistant

Jean L. Kinzie, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 31. Kinzie was born in Manhattan before moving to Rockaway. She worked as an administrative assistant. More...

Mary F. Oliphant

Community Activist

Mary F. Oliphant, 76, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 21. Oliphant was born on July 30, 1933 in Suffolk, Virginia and worked as a longtime community activist. She was a member of St. More...


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