Vernon Boone, 80, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 11.
Boone was born in Hertford County, North Carolina on November 23, 1919.
He is survived by his sisters, Rebecca Davis, Sadie Boone, and Mable Dixon all of New York; friend, Barbara Hart who cared for him as a daughter would have and her daughter, Shakira Hart, who was looked upon as a granddaughter; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many more friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A mass took place at Community Church of the Nazarene, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, New York.