December 16, 2011 RSS feed / Obits

John A. Berdon

Supervisor NYC DEP

John A. Berdon, 63, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died December 8. Berdon was born in Far Rockaway on January 22, 1948. He was a supervisor for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. Berdon was also a US Army veteran. More...

Sarah Lynch

FDNY EMT

Sarah Lynch, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 8. Lynch was born in Limerick, Ireland. She moved to Rockaway 30 years ago from Bronx, New York. Lynch was preceded in death by her brother, John Lynch. More...

Margaret Catherine Molinari

Former Resident

Margaret Catherine Molinari, 85, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 6. Molinari was born in Bayswater on October 20, 1926. More...

Ernesto Vicente Velasco

Factory Worker

Ernesto Vicente Velasco, 64, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 5. Velasco was born in Quito, Ecuador. He was a factory worker for Mason Industries as a precision machine parts manufacturer in Hauppauge, New York. More...

Magdalene Groves

Homemaker

Magdalene Groves, 92, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 9. Groves was born in Ashboro, North Carolina and moved to Rockaway 57 years ago from Brooklyn, New York. More...

Rita M. McCarthy

Secretary

Rita M. McCarthy, 97, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 9. McCarthy was born in Brooklyn, New York. She was a Rockaway resident for 46 years coming from the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. More...

Ursula Querrard

Nurses Aid

Ursula Querrard, a 20-year Rockaway resident, died December 10. Querrard was born in Tortola, St. Thomas. She served many years as an EMT and as a Civil Defense volunteer in the Virgin Islands, before moving to New York in the early 1980s. More...


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