August 12, 2011 RSS feed / Obits

Janet Cohen Buffa

Volunteer

Janet Cohen Buffa, 77, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on August 4. Buffa was born in Manhattan. She was a faithful volunteer at the Senior Citizen Center. Buffa was preceded in death by her parents and son, Michael Robert Buffa. More...

Patrick J. Moogan

Custodial Engineer Veteran of Fighting 69th

Patrick J. Moogan, a 70-year Rockaway resident, died on August 8. More...

Margaret R. Rairden

Waitress

Margaret R. Rairden, 87, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on August 7. Raiden was born in Arverne and worked many years as a waitress for Bea’s Tea Room in Cedarhurst. Raiden was preceded in death by her husband, Neal X. More...

Helen M. Weiscopf

Elevator Starter

Helen M. Weiscopf, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on August 4. Weiscopf was born in Manhattan and starting in 1925, she spent many summers coming to Rockaway. She worked as an Elevator Starter for the New York City Department of Buildings. More...

Ruth Drayton Frost

Homemaker

Ruth Drayton Frost, 80, a 40-year Rockaway resident, died on July 24. More...

Norston Hook

Driver Mechanic

Norston Hook, 38, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on July 14. Hook was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He worked as a driver mechanic. More...

Malik Messiah Morgan

Student

Malik Messiah Morgan, 23, a longtime Rockaway resident, died on July 5. Morgan was born in Far Rockaway and was a student. More...

Henry Fitz Maurice Stewart

Cabinet Maker

Henry Fitz Maurice Stewart, 85, a long time Rockaway resident, died on July 16. Stewart was born in Georgetown, Guyana on November 19, 1926. He worked as a cabinet maker and his hobbies included music and sports. More...


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