Annette (Kaplan) Gessman, 76


CRANSTON – Annette Gessman died Sept. 6. She was the wife of Norman Gessman.  Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Irving and Edith (Waxler) Kaplan.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons, Robert Gessman and his wife Michele, Dr. Richard Gessman and his wife Vicki, Roy Gessman and his wife Laura; sisters Doris Morgenstern, Sandra Broadman and Tobie Shapiro; and grandchildren, Maxwell, Samuel, Alexandra, Isabella, Christophe, Sophia, Maya, and Zachary. She was host mother to Tomohiro, Aki and Stephanie.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, R.I. Chapter, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 or Beacon Hospice, 1130 Ten Rod Road, Suite C104, North Kingstown, RI 02852.