March 23, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Elly Brown

Artist

Elly Brown, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 26. Brown was born in Ashburn, Georgia on October 4, 1940. More...

LeRoy Ferguson

Tool and Die Maker

LeRoy Ferguson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 16. More...

Frederick Gouveia

Longtime Resident

Frederick Gouveia, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 1. Gouveia worked at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Etheline and Henrique Gouveia. More...

Amos Kemp

Longtime Resident

Amos Kemp, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 4. Kemp was born in Johnston, South Carolina on July 16, 1924. He worked for Fort Neck Sewer Corp. in Bay Shore, New York. More...

George M. Patterson

Cargo Dock Worker

George M. Patterson, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 15. Patterson was born in Rockaway Beach and was employed as a cargo dock worker. Patterson was preceded in death by his brother, Michael. More...

Gustavo Ortiz

Contractor

Gustavo Ortiz, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 10. Ortiz was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico and moved to Rockaway 30 years ago from Brooklyn, New York. He was an avid fisherman and worked as a contractor. More...

James Cuffee

U.S. Navy Veteran

James Cuffee, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 29. Cuffee was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He joined the U.S. Navy at age 17 and served in World War II. Cuffee was a member of the male choir at St. More...

Sister Dolores Foster, CSJ

Sister of St. Joseph

Sister Dolores Foster, former caretaker for the Sisters of St. Joseph at Stella Maris Convent, died March 8, in Brentwood, New York. More...

Janet Howard

Babysitter

Janet Howard, a longtime Rockaway resident, died March 1. Howard was born in Hertford, North Carolina on March 4, 1949. More...

Ralph Llewellyn

Bus Driver

Ralph Llewellyn, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 20. Llewellyn was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years and worked as bus driver. Llewellyn was preceded in death by his parents, Vera and Leonard. More...

Martha Rump

Longtime Resident

Martha Rump, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 28. Rump was born in St. George, North Carolina on September 30, 1919 and lived in Rockaway for 30 years. She is survived by numerous family and friends. More...


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