2012-06-22 / Obits

Sylvia Barrett


Sylvia Barrett, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 22.

Barrett was born in Cave Valley, Jamaica on March 18, 1929.

Barrett was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley L. Barrett; sister, Winnifred Ross; brothers, Levy Ross, Melvin Ross and Auston Ross; sons, Benjamin, Donald (Youth) and Rupert (JJ).

She is survived by her children, Althea Barrett, Chrissy, Dazel (Cherry), Vincent (Una), Audley, Jackson, Claudius (Melisa), Leonard (Ann), Donaville (Julie) and Keith; grandchildren, Shawnette, Evan, Debbie, Shevone, Amelia, Lorraine, Cassim, Tony, Annemarie, Debra, Naudia, Kevin, Jaquille, Anthony, Philipi, Garnett, Orville, Didya, Donavon, Leeann, Leonard Jr., Naeem, Donavon, Jason, Keith, Amelia, Nikki, Brianna, Jasmine, Enrique, Aiesha, Kenrick, Donald Jr., O’neil, Trevon, Eric and Audley Jr.; as well as 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Pinelawn Memorial Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.

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