Mariah L. Smith
Mariah L. Smith, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 1.
Smith was born in St. Matthews, South Carolina and lived in Rockaway for 48 years. She worked as a lease administrator.
Smith was preceded in death by her brother, Melton Smith; sisters, Rhudean Turkvan and Mary Smith.
She is survived by her sisters, Mae Ulmer, Willie A. Keller and Marie Hart; as well as 21 nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at Mt. Carmel Church, Arverne. Interment followed at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, St. Matthews, South Carolina.