Ella McKoy, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 25.
McKoy was born in St. Mary, Jamaica on October 18, 1931. She worked for All Metro Health Care and lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years.
McKoy was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester James.
She is survived by her brothers, Sidney Morrison, Headley and Baldwin Morrison; sister, Pearl Black; 16 grandchildren; as well as great-grand children, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at Church of God of Prophecy, St. Albans, New York. Interment followed at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, New York.