2009-05-29 / Obits

John Waldorf Smith


John Waldorf Smith, 46, longtime Rockaway resident, died April 28.

Smith was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 5, 1962 and worked as a cook.

He is survived by his aunt, Iceilda Garrick; five children, Andre, Ebony, Antoine, Anthony, Cornell; grandchildren, Aniyah Shelborne, Johniya Shelborne, Neveah McCoy,Tavya Shelborne and Cornell Shelborne Jr.; friend, Tounya Shelborne; godmother, Dorothy Weekes; godsister, Viviana Flowers; his very close friends, Kenneth Curry and Deryck Leonard and host of family, cousins and friends.

Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Cremation was at St. Michael's Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.

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