Colene Heyliger, 62, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 4.
Heyliger was born in Lawndale, North Carolina on May 23, 1938. She was self-employed.
She is survived by her husband, James A. Heyliger II; sons, Shawn and Valiant; daughter-in-law, Maria Culbert Heyliger; twelve grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren, sister, Mable Chism; brother, James Harris; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A memorial service was held at Kingdom Hall, St. Albans, New York. Disposition took place at St. Michael’s Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.