Esther G. Panella
Esther G. Panella
  • December 1, 1927 - April 23, 2016
  • Chester, Connecticut

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Esther G. Panella, resident of Chesterfield's Healthcare Center, Chester CT, and formerly of Ossining, NY, died on April 23rd, in Chester.

She was born on December 1, 1927, in Mt. Kisco, NY, the daughter of the late Carey and Emma Allen.

Esther graduated from Ossining High School and married the late John J. Panella Sr. on October 16, 1949. They had four children. She was an active member of the Highland Ave. Methodist Church. Her hobbies included reading, and gardening. During their retirement, John and Esther were avid travelers, crossing the country in their motor home. Following John's death, Esther moved to Connecticut to live with her daughter Carol.

Mrs. Panella is survived by her children Carol Beisser of Essex, CT, Ellen Panella, of E. Haddam, CT, John Panella of Baltimore, MD, and Patty Barton of NJ; 6 grandchildren and one great granddaughter. She was predeceased by her siblings, Hazel Smith, Lois Sloan, Bernice Morgan, and Bob Allen.

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