Louise C. Bruton
Louise C. Bruton, 83, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 29.
Bruton was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Rockaway as a child. She graduated from Far Rockaway High School and later worked as a paraprofessional in several Rockaway schools for the New York City Department of Education.
Bruton was preceded in death by her parents, Ollie and Bridie (nee Daniels) Collins; husband, Kenneth Bruton; and sister, Bernice Collins Gray.
She is survived by her daughter, Bridie V. Bruton and nieces, Audrian Gray, Barbara Gray and Brenda Bird, all of Inwood, New York.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Meserole Funeral Home Inc. Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at First Baptist Church, Far Rockaway. Interment took place at Long Island National Cemetery, Pinelawn, New York.