June 29, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Michel Brewi

Cosmetologist

Michel Brewi, a Rockaway resident, died June 21. Brewi was born in Jamaica, New York and moved to Rockaway one year ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was a former supervisor at JetBlue for 10 years and a cosmetologist at beauty salons. More...

Leroy Durant Jr.

Security Guard

Leroy Durant Jr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 19. Durant was born in Sumter, South Carolina and moved to Rockaway 26 years ago from Brooklyn, New York. He worked as a security guard for Lehman Brothers. More...

Augusta Lugnan Juszczak

Longtime Resident

Augusta Lugnan Juszczak, 82, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 26. Juszczak was born in Grado, Italy on May 13, 1930 and moved to Belle Harbor 19 years ago from Brooklyn, New York. She was a member of the St. More...

Romaine Rogers

Housekeeper

Romaine Rogers, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 7. Rogers was born in Wilson, North Carolina on December 10, 1935. She worked as a housekeeper who lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years. More...

Thomas Edgar Sumrall

Floor Layer

Thomas Edgar Sumrall, 77, the father of Rockaway Park resident Dan Sumrall, died June 24. Sumrall was born in Fort Worth Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy and later worked as a machine operator. More...

Tameka Cash

Homemaker

Tameka Cash, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 14. Cash was born in Jacksonville, Florida on February 5, 1973. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Mickey Cash. More...

Colleen F. Docherty

Lifelong Resident

Colleen F. Docherty, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died June 27. Docherty was born in Manhattan, New York but was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. She worked as an administrative assistant for Dayton Properties and attended St. More...

Charlotte Jenkins

Childcare Director

Charlotte Jenkins, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 17. Jenkins was born in Anniston, Alabama on August 7, 1941. She lived in Rockaway for more than 25 years while working as a childcare director. More...

Mattie L. Pearse

Domestic Worker

Mattie L. Pearse, 98, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 25. Pearse was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on January 1, 1914. She was a domestic worker who lived in Rockaway for more than 60 years. More...

Nilda Rucci

HHA

Nilda Rucci, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 17. Rucci was a Rockaway resident for 32 years and worked as a home health aide. She is survived by her father, sister, two brothers, three children, one daughter-in-law and five grandchildren. More...


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