Charles Grant, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 24.
Grant was born in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, Jamaica on June 12, 1925. He worked as a manager for Stanley Vaz and Co. while living in Rockaway for more than 10 years.
He is survived by his wife, Verona; children, Courtney, Stanley, Florence, Ruth, and Rose; grandchildren, Jennifer, Paul, Kelly (Tariq), S. Richard (Julisa), Milton, Kevin, Jason, Andrew, Matthew, Shaun, Kurt and Nicholas; nine great-grandchildren; daughter-inlaw, Carol; son-in-law, Lecuird; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Trinity St. John’s Cemetery, Hewlett, New York.