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Esrah B. Lawson

February 28, 1942 — May 28, 2024

Philadelphia

Esrah Bartholomew Lawson was Born on  February 28, 1942, in St. Catherine Jamaica.

Esrah was born from the union of Adolphus and Antuel Lawson, he was one of eight children. Durrant, Harley (Deceased) Charles(Deceased) Hilton (Deceased) Beatrice, Louise and Marvis(Deceased).

Esrah was educated in Jamaica in the District of Caledonia, he attended Mocktrain Industry school. He continued his education when he took up trades in Masonry and carpentry in West Kingston.

Esrah had two sons   Junior Owens and Norman Ezra Lawson   both who reside in Jamaica.

Esrah  came to the United States in 1980 and became a citizen in 2014. His neighbors on Tasker Street gave a new Years Eve party where he met   Ms. Cythina Watson. The two were together for over 24 years.

Esrah  loved Reggae music, Line dancing, Board games, and going to the Casinos in Atlantic City.

In 2010 Esrah health took a turn for the worst, and he battled caner and Dementia for several Years.   He was a resident of the Cassie Court Apartments for years until his health got progressively worst and he could no longer live alone.

 

On May 28th, 2024, the Lord called Esrah home from Labor to reward.

Esrah leaves to cherish his memory Loving Companion: Ms. Cynthis Watson, Sons:  Junior Owens and Norman Ezra Lawson Siblings: Durrant, Beatrice and Louise: Six Grandchildren and a  host of Nieces and nephew’s great grandnieces and great grand nephews.

Special Thanks to: Echo Staff, Willow Terrace Staff and his two cousins Faith and Hope Lawson

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