John P. Dockery
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. Dockery was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus.
Dockery was preceded in death by his wife, Claire (nee Hyland).
He is survived by his son, Thomas (Karen) and daughter, Mary Kate Tuohy (John).
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment took place at St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, New York.