August 21, 2015 RSS feed / Obits

Doris L. Branch

Doris L. More...

Ana Elba DeJesus

Ana Elba DeJesus died on June 10 at age 86.  Born in San Turce, Puerto Rico, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years, and worked as a home health aide.   More...

Nellie Louise Latimore

Nellie Louise Latimore died on June 13.  Born in Greensboro, Ga., Latimore was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years.  After retiring as a foreman, she became a member of the Solid Rock Church in Far Rockaway and later a member and ush More...

Stephen Rocco

Stephen Rocco died on Aug. 13.  Born in Jamaica, NY, he was a lifelong resident of Rockaway. He worked in auto body repair.  More...

Julia Darcy

Julia Darcy died on Aug. 15.  Born in Galway, Ireland, she was a resident of Rockaway for 12 years after moving from Flatlands in Brooklyn.  Darcy was a devoted member of St. More...

Arie Lee Hopkins

Arie Lee Hopkins died on June 13 at age 72.  Born in Selma, Ala., Hopkins was a resident of Rockaway for more than 10 years. She worked as an elevator operator.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Annette Newell; her brother Willie J. More...

Richard J. Ranft Jr.

Richard J. Ranft Jr. died on Aug. 8.  He was a Rockaway resident since moving here from Howard Beach in 1988.  Ranft Jr.was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Vietnam War. More...


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