2013-05-31 / Obits

Major Pue Sr.

Construction Worker

Major Pue Sr., a construction worker, died on May 13th at age 87.

A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Pue served in the military until he was honorably discharged in January 1947. He was also a deacon and usher at Bethel Temple C.O.G.I.C.

Pue is preceded in death by his parents, Carrie and Purvis Pue; daughter, Helen and his brother, Lindbero. He is survived by his wife, Lila Pue; children, Brenda Rice, Major Pue Jr. and Denise Pue; stepchildren, Al (Theresa), Carol (Lance), Janet and Lori; sisters, Carrie Mae Marshall and Lilly Muhamma’d; brothers, Purvis (Edith), Timothy (Hope), Joseph and Grace Pue; 23 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood, NY.

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