Vernice Bakaralli, 75, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 9.
Bakaralli was born in Goodwood, Tobago on July 13, 1936.
Bakaralli was preceded in death by her parents, Calvert Franklyn and Mercy Lynch; son, Hayden Franklyn; sisters, Rita Franklyn and Kathleen Franklyn.
She is survived by her children; grandchildren, Kenroy, Rocco, Natasha, Sony, Andy, Matthew, Makeba, Joseph, Isis, Stephanie, Ivan, Samantha, Hayden Jr., Jessica, Mary, Eugene-Elipah, and Zion; daughters-in-law, Debbie, Tracy, Sally and Ann-Marie; four brothers in-law; three sisters; nieces, nephews, and a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Disposition took place at St. Michael’s Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.