The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

October 15, 2013

Esther M. Rawson

Star Beacon

JEFFERSON — Esther May Rawson, age 83, of Geneva, Ohio, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Jefferson Healthcare, where she had been residing since 2008.

Born June 13, 1930, in Palatka, Fla., she was the daughter of Harry B. and Marie S. (Cooper) Rawson.

Esther was retired from Alltel Telephone Corp., beginning her career in 1953 in Geneva with the former Geneva Telephone Company.

She was a member of Saybrook United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two close friends, Nancy Howle and Catherine J. Takacs, both of Geneva.

She enjoyed traveling, reading and visiting friends and relatives.

A sincere thank you to all of the wonderful caregivers at Jefferson Healthcare for their love and compassionate care.

A private burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Geneva. At her request, there will be no services and no calling hours.

The Geneva Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 323 S. Broadway, Geneva are handling the arrangements. Guestbook and obituary at and

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