Esther DeVitto

Esther DeVitto, age 94, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009 at Rutland Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Esther was born on Sept. 25, 1914 in Wells, Vt., the daughter of Sanford and Grace (VanGuilder) Holcomb.

Esther retired from General Electric in Connecticut. Having worked for GE she had an interest in electronics and early innovations. She enjoyed crocheting and working in her flower and vegetable gardens. Esther loved spending time visiting with her family, and in particular family picnics at the State Park.

She was predeceased by her husband, Frank T. DeVitto in 1980, as well as being predeceased by her brothers and sisters: Richard Holcomb Sr., Sanford Holcomb, Francis Holcomb, Charles Holcomb, Sr., Harold Holcomb, Leona Higgins and Dorothy Morse. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.


A funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville. Friends were invited to call on Friday, Jan. 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Wells Cemetery.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Granville Rescue Squad, POB 158, Granville, NY 12832.





Tags: , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Halloween events on tap around the region

W Halloween 5

As the days get shorter, there’s a spine-tingling chill in the air. Everywhere you look, there’s a questionable-looking character. Halloween […]

School board member resigns, new one sought

School Board

By Catherine Tobin Whitehall Board of Education member Amy Austin has resigned with three years remaining on her term. She […]

LaFlamme’s to close Granville store


By Krystle S. Morey After nearly 15 years in Granville, LaFlamme’s will close its doors. “It’s sad, but kind of […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to open Nov. 3


By Krystle S. Morey Coolatas, fresh-baked bagels and croissants, donuts, breakfast sandwiches and more will be available on Quaker Street […]

Classifieds 10/26/16

Northshire Freepress – 10/21/16

North Country Freepress – 10/21/16

Lakes Classifieds – 10/21/16

Weekender – 10/21/16

Lakes Region Freepress – 10/21/16

Rivalry resurrected: Whitehall-Granville crossover game Saturday


By Krystle S. Morey The Granville-Whitehall crossover game is a go! A once-prominent football rivalry between the Golden Horde and […]

Scotties’ to expand


By Krystle S. Morey Almost four years after a fire destroyed two buildings on Granville’s Main Street, the properties will […]