May 4, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Alvin Cobb

Lieutenant Security Officer

Alvin Cobb, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 11. Cobb was born on February 26, 1944 in Jamaica, New York. He was a lieutenant security officer and lived in Rockaway 30 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era as a nurse. More...

Veatrice Lambert

Postal Clerk

Veatrice Lambert, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 10. Lambert was born in Meherrin, Virginia and lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years. She was a postal clerk. Lambert was preceded in death by her sister, Ella M. More...

Margaret Smith

Factory Worker

Margaret Smith, 97, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 10. Smith was born in Elloree, South Carolina on June 10, 1914. She was a factory worker and lived in Rockaway for more than 50 years. More...

Nora Kerrigan

Breezy Point Resident

Nora Kerrigan (née McDermott), a longtime Breezy Point resident, died April 27. Kerrigan was born in Manorhamilton, County Leitrim and came to the United States when she was 17 years old. She married John Kerrigan (NYPD, deceased). More...

Josephine Palmer

Former Resident

Josephine Palmer, 82, a former Rockaway Beach and Far Rockaway resident, died April 28 at her home. More...

Frederick Prillman

Lifelong Resident

Frederick Prillman, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 9. Prillman was born in Far Rockaway on June 14, 1961. More...


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