Vivian Pruitt, 62, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 21.
Pruitt was born on August 30, 1948 in East Meadow, New York. She worked as a cook and was a member of New Beginning Deliverance Church of Jesus Inc.
Pruitt was preceded in death by her parents, Marcellus and Mattee Pruitt; and sibling, Leva Pruitt.
She is survived by her children, Johnny, Michael, Dion and Sha,Ron; sisters, Michele, Brenda, Karen, Ava, Audrey, Rosalind Wilson, Irma, and Eartha; brothers, Marcel, Marcus and Craig; grandchildren, Tyrone, Jessica, Michael, Jaquan, Ayisha, Jalissa, Juwan, Dion Jr., Kamiya, Darrius, Jakeem, and Silas; great grandchildren, Jassir, Isaiah, Tynasia, Taniqua, and Tyrone Jr.; daughters -in-law, Tonya, Carmen and Nature; sister-inlaw, Janelle; and five brothers-in-law.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead, New York.