March 25, 2011 RSS feed / Obits

Milagros Aguilar

Nanny/Housekeeper

Milagros Aguilar, 83, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 19. Aguilar was born on April 29, 1927 in Santa Ana, El Salvador. She was a retired nanny and housekeeper, living in Far Rockaway since 1973. More...

John P. Dockery

Tax Attorney

John P. Dockery, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 18. Dockery was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 43 years go. He was a tax attorney and served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. More...

Bob Jones

Wall’s Bake Shop

Bob Jones, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 23. Jones was born on June 29, 1940 in Saint Matthew, South Carolina. He worked for Wall’s Bake Shop. More...

Jesus Marquez

Longtime Resident

Jesus Marquez, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 17. Marquez was born in Oceanside, New York but lived in Rockaway for the majority of his life. More...

Freddie Thomas

Minister

Freddie Thomas, 83, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 2. Thomas was born on October 1, 1927 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He was a resident of Rockaway for the past five years. More...

Chandria Wells

Census Bureau

Chandria Wells, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 9. Wells was born in St. Albans Naval Hospital on February 23, 1969. She worked for the U.S. Census Bureau. More...

Jeff Braverman

Customer Service Representative

Jeff Braverman, 28, a four-year Rockaway resident, died March 21. Braverman was born on May 12, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York. He was a customer service representative for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. More...

Marilyn Marie Holland-Mays

Nurse’s Aide

Marilyn Marie Holland-Mays, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 4. Holland-Mays was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She worked as a nurse’s aide. Holland-Mays was preceded in death by her father, Walter Holland Sr. More...

Cora Jones

Longtime Resident

Cora Jones, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 15. Jones was born on February 18, 1937 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Jones was preceded in death by her son, Lester Carter. More...

Margaret Manzo

Homemaker

Margaret Manzo, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 23. Manzo was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 52 years ago. She was member of the Blessed Trinity Golden Age Club and Breezy Point Catholic Club. More...

David W. Perkins

U.S. Customs Inspector

David W. Perkins, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 17. Perkins was born in Manhattan and lived in Rockaway for the past 47 years. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 and was a life member of the American Legion. More...

James Patrick Waldheim

Lifelong Resident

James Patrick Waldheim, 29, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 12. Waldheim was born on September 15, 1981 in Rockaway Beach. He lived his entire life in Rockaway and Broad Channel. More...


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