April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Obits

Icilda R.Atkinson

Nurse

Icilda R. Atkinson, a nurse, died on March 21 at age 79. Born in Jamaica in the West Indies, Atkinson was a Rockaway resident for 25 years. More...

Deborah Lynette Drew

Media

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

Carpenter

Michael D. Raftery, a carpenter for Local 608, died on April 12. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Raftery is preceded in death by his father, Patrick; mother, Josephine (Nee O’Brien); brothers, John and William and niece, Coleen Raftery. More...

Tyhessia Quarles

Youth Program Employee

Tyhessia Quarles, a summer youth program employee, died on March 12 at age 35. More...

Emma Frances Branham

Homemaker

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. More...

Arthur Eugene Heard Sr.

NYPD

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

Counselor

Kenneth “Monk” Robinson, a counselor, died on March 19 at age 63. More...

Carlton Stout

Deacon

Carlton Stout, an employee for the Starrett City Housing Complex in Brooklyn, died on March 22 at age 89. 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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