Lurline Patten, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 3.
Patten was born in Jamaica, West Indies on January 19, 1931. She worked as a nurse’s assistant while living in Rockaway for more than 20 years. Patten was a member of the Apostolic Church.
She is survived by her children, Derrick, Owen, Valdin, Wade, Pauline, Anna, Pansy and Marcia; 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Roy and Kenneth Rhoden; and a host of relatives, church family and friends.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Pinelawn Memorial Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.