July 20, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Gladys ‘Jackie’ Gabriel

Former Resident

Gladys Gabriel, 88, a former Rockaway resident, died last week in Boca Raton, Florida. More...

Kenneth George

Mechanic

Kenneth George, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 25. George was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was a Rockaway resident for more than 10 years while working as a mechanic. George was preceded in death by his brother, Kelly. More...

Thomas Green

Supervisor

Thomas Green, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 20. Green was born in Union, South Carolina on August 13, 1941. He lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years and worked as a maintenance supervisor. Green was a member of St. More...

Garrett M. Lane

Breezy Point Surf Club

Garrett M. Lane, 84, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 14. Lane was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway in 1977. He was the maintenance manager at Breezy Point Surf Club. Lane also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. More...

Christopher McKenzie

HHA

Christopher McKenzie, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died June 21. McKenzie was born in Far Rockaway on March 22, 1972. He worked as a home health aide and was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Far Rockaway. More...

Drucilla Washington

Homemaker

Drucilla Washington, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 27. Washington was born in Wadesboro, North Carolina on November 21, 1926. She was a Rockaway resident for more than 40 years and belonged to the Outreach Church of God and Christ. More...

Mattie Gatson

Nurse’s Aide

Mattie Gatson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 5. More...

Charles Grant

Manager

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. More...

James Jenkins

Barber

James Jenkins, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 8. Jenkins was born in Brunson, South Carolina on October 26, 1926. He lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years and was a barber. Jenkins served in the U.S. Army in 1944. More...

Clifton Lyerly

Longtime Resident

Clifton Lyerly, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 25. Lyerly was born Jamaica, New York on January 20, 1965. He worked for Karp and Silver Law Firm. Lyerly was preceded in death by his sisters, Annette Dixon-Walker and Claudia Holmes. More...

Lurline Patten

Nurse’s Assistant

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. More...


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