2013-05-10 / Obits

Essie Lawson-Smith

Baby Nurse

Essie Lawson-Smith, a baby nurse, died on April 26th at age 88.

A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Lawson-Smith is survived by her son, Gaston ER Shorter (Marie); adopted son, Orville Bennett; grandchildren, Alicia, Sherese, Steve and Germaine Shorter; great-grandchildren,

Caisy A. Frank and Aayden Shorter and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home, Inwood, NY.

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