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.

 

 

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