January 20, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Hubert Alguero

Retired Police Officer

Hubert Alguero, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 8. Alguero was born on March 19, 1927 in Harlem, New York. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years and a retired police officer. He also served in the US Army. More...

William J. Dare

Breezy Point Co-op Security

William J. Dare, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 15. Dare was born in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Rockaway 15 years ago from Ozone Park, New York. More...

Peter P. Gaeta

Longshoreman

Peter P. Gaeta, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 16. Gaeta was born in Manhattan, New York. He moved to Rockaway 50 years ago from Corona, New York and worked as a longshoreman. Gaeta served in the US Army during World War II. More...

Sadie Murdaugh

Matron

Sadie Murdaugh, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 8. Murdaugh was born on September 30, 1929 in Colleton County, South Carolina. More...

Frankie Rivera

Carpenter

Frankie Rivera, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 18. Rivera was born Puerto Rico. In his younger years he worked at the former Rockaway Playland before becoming a carpenter. More...

James (Jimmy) Vincent Ciotti

Iron Worker

James Vincent Ciotti, 64, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 16. Ciotti was born on February 18, 1947 in Rockaway Beach. More...

Ann V. Flaherty

Breezy Point Co-op Secretary

Ann V. Flaherty, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 11. Flaherty was born in Bronx, New York. She worked as a secretary for the Breezy Point Cooperative. More...

Obediah Gross Sr.

Senior Detective

Obediah Gross Sr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 5. Gross was born on February 27, 1936 in Harlem, New York. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years. More...

Michael T. Long

Foreman

Michael T. Long, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 12. More...

Catherine A. Murphy

Lifelong Resident

Catherine A. Murphy, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 12. Murphy was born in New York, New York. She was preceded in death by her husband, Timothy J.; son, Patrick Murphy; and daughter, Catherine A. Murphy. More...


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