2011-06-17 / Obits

Carolyn Yvonne Drummond


Carolyn Yvonne Drummond, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 5.

Drummond was born in Welch, West Virginia on June 10, 1954. She worked as a receptionist.

She is survived by her daughter, Sarita Renee Robinson-Jiggetts; grandchildren, Vernon Rashaad Jiggetts, Vernisha Renee Jiggetts, Vernard Rashari Jiggetts; great-grandson, Tylan Mekhi Goings; mother, Ruth Lofton; sister, Linda Darlene Lofton and her brother, Christopher Bryant Lofton; partner, Ronald Mines; honorary second mother, Sara Brown; best friend and brother, David Satchell; friend, Easter Ford; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends and neighbors.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass was held at Faith Baptist Church, Hempstead, New York. Interment took place at Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, New York.

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