December 27, 2013 RSS feed / Obits

Jane Peterson Bragg


Jane Peterson Bragg, a scientist for the NYC Department of Health, died on December 22nd. A Rockaway resident for more than 25 years coming from Brooklyn, Bragg was a historian for the Ladies AOH Div 27. More...

Edward Brown


Edward Brown, a Manhattan florist, died on December 7th at age 84. More...

Hendricks Francis


Hendricks Francis, a welder, died on November 13th at age 47. More...

Louis A. Johnson


Louis A. Johnson, a Port Authority police officer, died on November 26th at age 79. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Johnson was a Navy Veteran and a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church where he served as a janitor for many years. More...

John A. Kursar

John A. Kursar died on December 22nd. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Kursar served in the Army for 13 years which include the Korean War. Kursar is preceded in death by his sister, Genevieve Barbara Kursar. More...

George Arnold Simms

Forklift Operator

George Arnold Simms, a forklift operator, died on November 27th at age 73. More...

Zaynah Brooks


Zaynah Brooks, a student, died on November 18th at age 19. More...

Queen Esther Brown

Vocalist and Dramatist

Queen Esther Brown, a vocalist and dramatist, died on December 10th at age 82. More...

Alethea Jennifer Grigsby


Alethea Jennifer Grigsby, a homemaker, died on December 5th at age 49. More...

Paul L. Gurdon


Paul L. Gurdon, a construction worker, died on November 29th at age 50. A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Gurdon is survived by his mother, Mercilyn Hucey; stepfather, Hyman Hucey; daughters, Tammoy More...

Phyllis Tina Johnson-Jackson

Home Health Aide

Phyllis Tina Johnson-Jackson, a home health aide, died on November 27th at age 43. More...

Johnny Elester Rogers


Johnny Elester Rogers, a cook, died on November 27th at age 53. More...

John F. Tubridy

Police Officer

John F. Tubridy, a police officer for the NYPD, died on December 21st. A lifelong Broad Channel resident, Tubridy served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He retired from NYPD Pct. More...

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