January 13, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Robert Benjamin

Longtime Resident

Robert Benjamin, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 20. Benjamin was born on June 26, 1953 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He was a Rockaway resident for 30 years. More...

George Anthony Corchia

Citibank Account Manager

George Anthony Corchia, 81, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 30. Corchia was born in Brooklyn, New York. After moving to Rockaway he became an active parent at St. Camillus Church, graduating four kids and two grandchildren at the school. More...

Thomas F. Hedderson

Marine Engineer FDNY

Thomas F. Hedderson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 8. More...

Antoinette Martin-Smalls

Caretaker

Antoinette Martin-Smalls, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 26. Martin-Smalls was born on November 21, 1962 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was a Rockaway resident for the past 42 years while working as a caretaker. More...

Louise Padgett

Longtime Resident

Louise Padgett, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 1. Padgett was born on September 23, 1940 in Hampton, South Carolina. She lived in Rockaway for more than 10 years. More...

Edward Weis

Salesman

Edward Weis, 67, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 10. Weis was born on July 5, 1944 in Rockaway Beach. He worked as a salesman. Weis was preceded in death by his mother, Regina Weinstock Weis. More...

Leon Brown

Respiratory Therapist

Leon Brown, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 28. Brown was born on November 25, 1917 in Jackson, Tennessee. He retired in 1989 after more than 20 years as a respiratory therapist at Roosevelt Hospital. More...

William Donaldson

Longtime Resident

William Donaldson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 26. Donaldson was born on January 9, 1927 in Abbeville, South Carolina. In 1947, after a tour of duty in the US Army, he relocated to Queens. More...

Mary L. Kenney

Lifelong Resident

Mary L. Kenney, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 7. Kenney was born in Rockaway and lived here her entire life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph. More...

Nathaniel Morgan

Parole Officer

Nathaniel Morgan, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 28. Morgan was born on July 21, 1961 in South Ozone Park, New York. He worked as a parole officer. More...

Robert William Potter Sr.

Lifelong Resident

Robert William Potter Sr., a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 10. Potter was born in Long Island City, New York. He is an US Armed Forces veteran, having served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War era. More...


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