October 14, 2011 RSS feed / Obits

Annie Crum

Longtime Resident

Annie Crum, 86, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 13. Crum was born in Charleston, South Carolina. She worked as a cook, baby sitter and in child care while living in Rockaway for 60 years. More...

Patricia Drinankle-Perez

Former Resident

Patricia Drinankle-Perez, 56, a former Rockaway resident, died October 9 at Peninsula Hospital Center after battling a long illness. Perez was born in Far Rockaway and attended Far Rockaway High School. She later moved to Inwood. More...

Paul Joseph Irizarry

Printer

Paul Joseph Irizarry, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 7. Irizarry was born in Harlem, New York on June 30, 1954. He resided in Rockaway for more than 40 years and worked as a printer. More...

Rose Lucy Simeti (nee Monte)

Homemaker

Rose Lucy Simeti, 97, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 6. Simeti was born in New York, New York on February 26, 1914. She moved to Rockaway 16 years ago from Bronx, New York. She was a member of St. More...

Roy C. Drinankle

Lifelong Resident

Roy C. Drinankle, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 6. Drinankle worked for Colletta Scrap since age 14. He was often seen in Ralph’s Diner on Mott Avenue and was an avid Rockaway beach lover. More...

James H. Hampton

Appraiser

James H. Hampton, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 12. Hampton was born in Brooklyn, New York and was a Rockaway resident for the past 14 years. He worked as an appraiser and volunteered for the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Luz Mojica

Homemaker

Luz Mojica, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 11. Mojica was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Rockaway 32 years ago. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach. Mojica was preceded in death by her husband, Reinaldo Mojica. More...

John Wieliczko

Security Guard

John Wieliczko, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 7. Wieliczko was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 38 years ago from Canarsie. He worked as a security guard. More...


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