Tracy Hogard, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died March 27.
Hogard was born on December 27, 1963 in Rockaway Beach and worked for the New York City Board of Education.
Hogard was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Rosetta; sisters, Linda, Brenda and Joyce; and nephew, Thaddeus.
She is survived by her daughter, Tia; sisters, Nduka, Karen, Gail, Patricia and Kim; nieces and nephews, Keith, Rahsaan, Ikeema, Reggie, Laquan, Iobey, Shawntae, Wayne, Iyauna, Shadia and Khahlee; stepmother, Virginia Thomas; twenty great-nieces and nephews; uncle, Alvin Hoggard; aunts, Helen Hoggard, Patricia Hoggard, Pearl Shell, Olivia Thomas and Martha Hoggard; brother-in-law, Daniel Harrison; godfather, Joe Bratton; and a host of cousins, friends and neighbors.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place Springfield Cemetery, Springfield Gardens, New York.