April 5, 2013 RSS feed / Obits

Edward L. Bacalles


Edward L. Bacalles, a bartender, died on March 31st at age 88.  Bacalles, a lifelong Rockaway resident, was a member of the Elks Club and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served in World War II.  More...

Octavia DeBouse

Child Care Provider

Octavia DeBouse, a child care provider, died on March 17th at age 25.  More...

Connie Haynes


Connie Haynes, a homemaker, died on March 12th at age 59.  A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Haynes is survived by her niece, Norma; nephew, Acie; and greatgrandnephews, Xavier and Isaiah Hall.  Funeral arrangements have been entr More...

William George Lehner


William George Lehner, an FDNY firefighter, died on March 29th.  A Breezy Point resident for 39 years coming from Ozone Park, Lehner served in the US Navy during WWII. More...

Joan T. O’Connell

Real Estate Agent

Joan T. O’Connell, a local real estate agent, died on April 4th at age 84.  Born in Jackson Heights, O’Connell was a Rockaway resident for 58 years. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill; sister, Sr. More...

Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Brown


Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Brown, a homemaker, died on April 2nd at the age of 91. Born in Germany, Brown lived in the Rockaways since 1974. She is survived by her sons, Albert L. Brown (Debbie) and James Brown (Vivian). More...

Roberta T. DiBattista


Roberta T. DiBattista a homemaker, died on April 1st.  A Rockaway resident for several years, DiBattista is preceded in death by her husband, Michael. More...

Mildred Johnson


Mildred Johnson, a manager of Mays Department store, died on March 15th at age 77.  A Rockaway resident for more than 60 years, Johnson was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. More...

Jose H. Martinez


Jose H. Martinez, a manager, died on March 13th at age 61.  A Rockaway Park resident for 41 years, Martinez is preceded in death by his mother, Carmen Soto-Martinez.  More...

Arthur J. Schultz

Retired Postal Worker

Arthur J. Schultz, a retired postal worker, died on March 27th at age 88.  A Rockaway resident for more than 45 years, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Schultz.  More...

Vicki Stroud

Nursing Home Worker

Vicki Stroud, a Peninsula Extended Care and Rehabilitation Nursing Home employee, died on March 20th at age 57.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Stroud was an active member of the First Church of God, where she attended Sunday school More...

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