April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Obits

Icilda R.Atkinson


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Deborah Lynette Drew


Deborah Lynette Drew, an employee of Essence Magazine and 106.7 Lite FM, died on March 10 at age 58.  More...

Elaine Eason Jenkins

Home Attendant

Elaine Eason Jenkins, a Bushwick Stuyvesant Heights Home Attendants, Inc. employee, died on March 23 at age 73.  A Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, Jenkins was a member of Christ Fellowship Baptist Church.  More...

Michael D.Raftery


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Tyhessia Quarles

Youth Program Employee

Tyhessia Quarles, a summer youth program employee, died on March 12 at age 35.  A lifelong Rockaway resident, Quarles is survived by her daughters, Xaira and Natasha Quarles; sister, Asia Quarles; uncles, Jerry, Benny, Johnny and Oscar Quarles a More...

Emma Frances Branham


Emma Frances Branham, a homemaker, died on March 11 at age 85.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Branham became a devotee of meditation and spirituality in 1986 and attended Satsang every Saturday.  Branham is preceded in death b More...

Arthur Eugene Heard Sr.


Arthur Eugene Heard Sr., who worked for the US Postal service, Department of Corrections and NYPD, died on March 20 at age 77.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Heard served in the US Air Force.   More...



Kenneth “Monk” Robinson, a counselor, died on March 19 at age 63.  A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Robinson is survived by his brother, Bernard Robinson; sister-in-law, Julia Robinson; children, Dorian, Ramona, Kendra, Ke More...

Carlton Stout


Carlton Stout, an employee for the Starrett City Housing Complex in Brooklyn, died on March 22 at age 89.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Stout became a member of the Solid Rock SDA Church in 1992 and later became a Deacon and worke More...

Robert Ware Sr.

Bus Mechanic

Robert Ware Sr., a bus mechanic, died on March 19 at age 76.  A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Ware attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church and occasionally visited the Greater Allen AME Church.  More...

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