James Paulin, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 12.
Paulin was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina and lived in Rockaway for more than 25 years. He was a caterer.
Paulin was preceded in death by his brother, Emmanuel Paulin.
He is survived by his brother, Roger Paulin; nieces, Lois Walker and Diana Witherspoon; sister-in-law, Mary Brown; as well as three additional sisters in-law, one brother-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York.