2012-10-26 / Obits

Margaret Rochford-Carney (nee, Coughlin)

USCG Administrative Assistant

Margaret Rochford-Carney (nee Coughlin) died on October 21.

Rochford-Carney, who was an administrative assistant with the U.S. Coast Guard lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years, coming from Marine Park, Brooklyn.

She was a member of the St. Francis de Sales Seniors, Our Turn program at Kingsboro Community College, and the Neponsit Homeowners Association. She was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Francis de Sales.

Rochford-Carney is predeceased by her husbands, Francis Rochford and Thomas Carney; and sister, Sr. Mary Patricia Coughlin, CSJ.

She is survived by her children, Michael (Joan), Patricia, Dennis (Anita), Margaret “Peggy” Murphy(the late David) and Thomas (April) Rochford; grandchildren Matthew, John, Colleen, Daniel, Jonathan, Michael Jr, Thomas Jr. and Katherine; and brother James Coughlin (Patricia).

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home in Rockaway Beach.

Interment was at the Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.

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