Jacqueline Dent, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 20.
Dent was born in Bronx, New York on February 3, 1944. She lived in Rockaway for more than 40 years.
Dent was preceded in death by her parents, Shelton and Marie James; husband,
James Dent; sisters, Helen Lounck and Sherri James; daughter, Paris Dent; and granddaughters, Jacqueline and Paris Dent.
She is survived by her sisters, Colleen Martin, Dianne Kelly, Marsha Taylor and Roxanne James; brothers, Oscar Lounck, Shelton James, Felton James and Ronald James; grandsons, James Dent, Christian Dent, Kashawn Dent and Rannik Williams; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Tyshawn, Tylor, Marielle, Dior, Khalil, Paris, K’len, Tamaya, Tashawn and Jacquez; special friend, Bruce Champion; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York.