January 25, 2013 RSS feed / Obits

Josephine Gaither-Berry

Nursing Home Worker

Josephine Gaither-Berry, a Far Rockaway Nursing Home worker, died on January 11th at age 78. A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, she was a long-time member of A.M.E. Methodist Church in Far Rockaway. More...

Richard J. Maher


Richard Jean Maher, a Yellow Freight Co. dispatcher, died on January 21st. Maher was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years and served in the army from 1954-1955. He is preceded in death by wife, Mary and sister, Lorraine Boras. More...

Margaret Skelly

Director of Purchasing

Margaret Skelly, a retired director of purchasing for St. John’s Home, died on January 22nd at age 96. More...

Genevieve G. Williams

Physical Therapist

Genevieve G. Williams, a physical therapist, died on January 7th at age 90. A resident of Rockaway for more than 30 years, Williams attended Bethel AME Church in Arverne. More...

Mother Mattie Beverly


Mother Mattie Beverly, a homemaker, died on January 5th at age 83. More...

Shelby J. Hatcher Calzudes

Nurse’s Aide

Shelby J. Hatcher Calzudes, a nurse’s aide, died on January 6th at age 56. More...

Sally Rogers

Personnel Specialist

Sally Rogers, a personnel specialist at Gateway National Park, died on January 18th at age 91. A lifelong resident of Rockaway, she is preceded in death by her husband, James J. More...

Florence Weiss


Florence Weiss, a Waldbaum’s cashier, died on January 8th at age 80. A resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years, Weiss was preceded in death by her husband, David Weiss; daughter, Sheri McLoughlin and sister, Rosalie Plemondon. More...

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