August 10, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Davis

U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran

Rudolph “Rudy” Davis died on August 6.  Davis, who was born in Washington, North Carolina and who moved to Rockaway 46 years ago, was a sales associate with Kaufman Western Wear and Stable Equipment.  He was a skilled craftsman More...

Peter Gerard Dolan


Peter Gerard Dolan, 59, died on July 31.  Dolan, an administrator, was a longtime resident of Rockaway and a graduate of St. More...

John David Perkins

Mail Clerk, IBM

John David Perkins, 73, died on July 11.  Perkins, who was born in Arlington, Alabama, and lived in Rockaway for more than 25 years.  Perkins was a mail clerk for the International Business Machine (IBM) company.  He was preceded in d More...

Jewel Wolfe

Nursing Home Aide

Jewel Wolfe died on July 15 at the age of 82.  Born in Detroit, Michigan, Wolfe lived in Rockaway for the last years of her life.  She worked as an aide at the Greater Harlem Nursing Home for many years and was a dedicated member of the Fel More...

Clifford DeLoach

U.S.Air Force Veteran

Clifford DeLoach died on July 24 at the age of 78.  DeLoach, who was born in Hardeeville, South Carolina, and served 33 years in the U.S. More...

Victoria Lopez


Victoria Lopez died on August 2.  Lopez, born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, spent the last 40 years of her life in Inwood and Rockaway. More...

Shawn Plummer


Shawn Plummer died on July 13.  Born in Brooklyn, Plummer lived in Rockaway for more than ten years.  More...

Warren David Weiner

Salesman,Wave Correspondent

Warren Weiner, life-long Bayswater resident and long-time Wave correspondent, died on May 25.  Weiner was born in the Rockaway Beach Hospital and attended Rockaway schools, including PS 44 and Far Rockaway High School before becoming a salesman. More...

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