Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
City of Residence: Middlefield, OH
Memorial Date: 10/12/2012 - 11 a.m.
Memorial Location: St. Lucy Catholic Church, 16280 Kinsman Road, Middlefield.
Esther C. Haley, of Middlefield, formerly of Elyria, passed away Nov. 7, 2012, at University Hospital Geauga Medical Center in Claridon Township. She was 95.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1917, in Cleveland, daughter of Alpheus and Elsie (nee Morse) Judkins. She was a graduate of Andrews School in 1935 and a Maritime legal secretary for some of the law firms in Cleveland.
Esther was a member of St. Lucy Catholic Church and enjoyed crocheting, counted cross stitching. She had a collection of teddy bears and had a collection of them.
Esther will be missed dearly by her friends and family, including her daughter Kathryn (Joseph) Blasius of Middlefield; grandchildren, Debbie Blasius, Sharon (Ken) Klima, Sue (Chris) Farley, Annie Carpenter and Donna Laster; and great-grandchildren, Joe, Kristina and Nicole.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Nyal Carpenter, and her second husband, Alfred Haley; son, Donald Carpenter; daughter Norma Carpenter; and parents.
A Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 12 at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 16280 Kinsman Road, Middlefield. Rev. John Burkley will officiate.
Visitation is Monday, 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church.
Russell Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.russellfuneralservicesusa.com.