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Alwillie Dawson

February 7, 2019

Obituary

Alwillie Dawson was born on August 16, 1940 in Brooklyn to the late Lila Stargill and Otto Sampson. She departed this life on February 7, 2019 at St. Francis in Port Washington.

A graduate of William H. Maxwell High School. Alwillie was also a seeker of education. Her first degree she received was an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice from Nassau Community College in 2005.  Alwillie continued to pursue her Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Criminal Justice as well as her MBA, all of which were completed at Molloy College by 2009.

Alwillie had over 25 years of service with the Office of the Attorney General Nassau Regional Office. She will be sorely missed by her coworkers and the personnel in the 200 Old Country Road Building. Alie known to most was a God-loving, family centered, generous spirit. She always believed family comes first over everything. Always be grateful for the things you have, and blessings come when you are a blessing to others, Alie did just that. Her favorite pastime was bowling and going on cruises. Traveling and eating good food was definitely on the top of her list of guilty pleasures.

Her faith life was very important to her. She often gifted the outreach ministry and gladly gave willingly whenever she could to her church family. Her community service, she held the position of recording secretary with the Cameron Civic Association.   

Alwillie was always a calm spirit, fun loving personality. She was very independent and honorable always commanding respect and class.

 Alwillie is survived by her two children Deirdre and Desmon, her sister Rasheeda Jefferson, grandsons Kyle and Ethan, her nephew Nathaniel Atkins from her late sister Lillian Atkins and his daughters Tia, Sydney and Jadyn and Nate’s wife Dana, her late nephew Kevin and his son Treigh and daughter Shannon and their mother Anquanette, her late brother Harold Dykes, niece and nephew Natalie Williams and Gregory Dykes, Kanithia, William and Marcelette. Along with a whole host of godchildren, Derek and Robin and other loving family members. We love you and thank you for supporting us at this time.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 14, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hartnett Funeral Home
561 Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11553

Visitation
Friday
February 15, 2019

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hartnett Funeral Home
561 Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11553

Funeral Mass
Friday
February 15, 2019

12:30 PM
St. Martha's R.C. Church ( behind the funeral home)
546 Greengrove Ave.
Uniondale, New York 11553

Graveside Service
Friday
February 15, 2019

1:30 PM
Greenfield cemetery
650 Nassau Rd.
Hempstead, New York 11550

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