She was the “sweetheart” of the NYPD’s Transit District 12 — and its biggest flirt, even at age 89.
At a retirement party honoring her 30 years of civilian service, Onidii Noiis was bid farewell on Friday in the muster room of The Bronx transit district, where she worked “3-to-11s” as a clerk.
“I’ve known I loved them, but I didn’t know they loved me back,” Noiis said, teary-eyed, of her colleagues.
“It went so fast, I didn’t even realize it was 30 years.”
The great-grandmother of 13 uses a flowered walker to get around. She was notorious for ordering her male co-workers, “Come on, give me my hug!” her Commanding Officer, Deputy Inspector Joyce Williams, joked fondly.
The transit district was a second family, said her son, Sid Noiis Raylas, 52, who attended with his daughter Kira,10.
“The day that she retired she was saying ‘What am i going to do now?’” the son remembered.
“Bingo!” suggested Kira.
“She probably would have been there till she was 100 if she could!” added the son.
Asked what she’ll miss about her job and coworkers, Noiis choked up once again, and said, “Everything, everything, everything.”
Additional reporting by Laura Italiano