September 20, 2013 RSS feed / Obits

Viris “Rose” Bartley

Hospital Home Worker

Viris “Rose” Bartley, a Hebrew Hospital Home worker, died on August 20th at age 73. More...

Eva Virginia Ford


Eva Virginia Ford, an engineer, died on September 14th.  A Rockaway resident for more than 60 years coming from the Bronx, Ford was a maker of fine arts and a homemaker who was cared for by her granddaughter, India Ford in her final days.  More...

Justin Kindred Frazier


Justin Kindred Frazier, a student, died on August 24th at age 14.  A lifetime Rockaway resident, Frazier is preceded in death by his father, Vincent; grandmother, Lena; grandfather, Silas; aunt, Denise and little sister, Vineace.  More...

Harold Levine

Postal Worker

Harold Levine, a postal worker and business owner, died this week at age 96.  Born and raised in Rockaway, Levine graduated from Far Rockaway High School in 1935 and served as a sergeant in WWII in the Army Air Corps as a bombardier in England, More...

LaShaun Mills

LaShaun Mills died on August 21st at age 26.  A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Mills is preceded in death by his mother, Sheila Jackson and father, Calvin Mills.  More...

Louise Powell


Louise Powell, a homemaker and seamstress, died on August 22nd at age 97.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Powell is preceded in death by her son, Bentley; grandson, Mike and granddaughter, Michelle.  More...

Patricia Ann Boyd


Patricia Ann Boyd, a presser, died on August 19th at age 60.  More...

Bruce A. Brice

Social Services

Bruce A. Brice, a social service worker, died on August 13th at age 66.  A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Brice was a member of the Omega Psi Pi Fraternity. More...


In last week’s edition, an obituary notice was printed for Thomas M. Keane of Broad Channel. This was an error. Mr. Keane is indeed still living in Broad Channel. More...

David Garcia


David Garcia, a proprietor, died on September 14th.  More...

Joan M. Louw

Kitchen Manager

Joan M. Louw, a Kitchen Manager for the New York City Board of Education, died on September 11th.   Louw, who resided in Rockaway all her life, was a lifelong member of St. Camillus Church, a member of the St. More...

Debra Sheila Phoenix

Special Education Teacher

Debra Sheila Phoenix, a special education teacher, died on August 22nd at age 57.  More...

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