April 22, 2011 RSS feed / Obits

Baruch Blumberg

Nobel Prize Winner

Baruch Blumberg, 85, a Rockawayborn former resident, died April 5. Blumberg is best known for discovering Hepatitis B and later developing a vaccine that would save millions of lives. He was residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. More...

Jeanette B. Donahue

Former Resident

Jeanette B. Donahue, a former Rockaway resident, died April 2. Donahue was born on January 13, 1915 and lived in Rockaway Beach, later moving to Howard Beach. She last settled in Kings Park, New York where she raised her family. More...

Ollie Gunn Jr.

Dredge Worker

Ollie Gunn Jr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 24. Gunn was born in Rockaway Beach on January 20, 1935. He was a dredge worker. Gunn was preceded in death by his parents Mary Alexander and Ollie Gunn Sr. More...

Flora Collazo

Homemaker

Flora Collazo, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 20. Collazo was born in Puerto Rico and resided in Rockaway for the past 20 years. Collazo was preceded in death by her husband, Arturo Morales; sons, Arturo Morales Jr. More...

Mamie Louise Ferrell

Homemaker

Mamie Louise Ferrell, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 7. Ferrell was born in Sparta, Georgia on May 23, 1927 and moved to Rockaway Beach in 1951. More...

Gabrielle Beatrice Graves

Homemaker

Gabrielle Beatrice Graves, 90, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 17. Graves was born in Munich, Germany and resided in Rockaway for the past 40 years. She was an avid animal lover. More...

Mary G. Hulse

Administrator

Mary G. Hulse, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 15. Hulse was born in Manhattan, New York. She moved to Rockaway 22 years ago and worked as an office manager and administrator. More...


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