Irene Hooper, 89, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 11.
Hooper was born in St. George, South Carolina on April 18, 1921 and lived in Inwood, New York for more than 60 years. She was a member of the Refuge Church of Christ in Far Rockaway for more than 30 years.
Hooper was preceded in death by Steven and Maggie Singletary.
She is survived by her three sisters, son, daughter, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.