August 22, 2014 RSS feed / Obits

George Mitchell Beckett Sr.

TV Trac

George Mitchell Beckett Sr., who worked for TV Trac, died on June 27. His preceded in death by his siblings, Charles Jr., Michael, Elizabeth, Ross and Vincent. He is survived by his sisters, Lena Thomas, Brenda Brown and Sandra Franklin. More...

Delores Eans

Early Childhood Education

Delores Eans, who worked in Early Childhood Education, died on July 15. Eans, who was born in Harlem, lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years. More...

Concetta Rea


Concetta Rea, a garment industry seamstress, died on August 17 at age 96. Born in Calabria, Italy, she was a 14 year resident of Rockaway, having moved here from Brooklyn. Rea was a member of St. More...

Pauline Russell


Pauline Russell, a secretary, died on June 16 at age 76. Born in Barbados, she was a Rockaway resident for 20 years. Russell is survived by Lena, Sidney Howard. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood. More...

Anne T. Cleary


Anne T. Cleary, a homemaker, died on August 12, at age 74. Cleary was a longtime Belle Harbor resident. She is preceded in death by her husband, John Cleary. More...

Virginia Lucille Morant

EKG Technician

Virginia Lucille Morant, an EKG technician, died on June 26 at age 74. More...

Kimberly Oliphant

Karate Teacher

Kimberly Oliphant, a karate teacher, died on June 19, at age 31. She was a lifetime Rockaway resident. More...

Deloris Rivers

Clinical Social Worker

Deloris Rivers, a clinical social worker, died on June 26 at age 58. Born in Jones, Arkansas, she called Rockaway home for more than 30 years. Rivers was involved with Bethlehem C.O.G.I.C. More...

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