Helen Dukes, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 27.
Dukes was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 40 years ago. She was a secretary and member of the St. Thomas More Golden Age Club.
Dukes was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas B. and son, Wesley.
She is survived by her sons, David and Thomas.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.