Herbert Taylor, a longtime Rockaway resident, died April 30.
Taylor was born in Jamaica. He lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years and worked as a floor layer.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; eight children; sister, Cynthia; brother, Joseph; twenty-eight grandchildren; nephew, Lloyd; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Queens Village, New York.