October 26, 2012 RSS feed / Obits

Betty Jean Finn

Broad Channel Resident

Betty Jean Finn, a long time resident of Broad Channel, died on September 30 at the age of 72.  Born in Georgia, Finn lived in Broad Channel for more than 40 years and worked as a Limited Practice Nurse.  She was a devout member of the Jeru More...

Lenorah Luke


Lenorah Luke died on October 11 at the age of 27.  Born in York Castle, St. Ann, Jamaica,she was a 10-year resident of Rockaway.  She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.  More...

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.  More...

Gregory J. Wayne

Captain, State Court System

Gregory J. Wayne, a life-long resident of Breezy Point, died on October 21.  Wayne, a U.S. More...

Leo Gibson


Leo Gibson, long time Rockaway and Broad Channel resident, died on October 14 at the age of 86.  Born in Trinidad, Gibson worked as a pipe fitter and bricklayer.  He was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness.  More...

Daniel F. Lynch

WW II Veteran

World War II U.S. Army veteran Daniel F. Lynch died on October 19.  Lynch, who lived in Rockaway for 47 years, was a vice president of Ferolie Food Brokerage.  More...

Mark Sachs

Postal Worker

Mark Sachs died on October 25 at the age of 71.  The long time Rockaway resident was born in Brooklyn and worked for many years for the United States Post Office in Jersey City, New Jersey.  He is survived by his sister, Marilyn Rabetz (Wal More...

Frances Whitfield

Insurance Agent

Frances Whitfield, long time Broad Channel resident died on October 15 at the age of 65.  She worked as an insurance agent and was affiliated with the Christian Cultural Center.  She was preceded in death by her father, Richardson Clouden, More...

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