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Esther Frances "Sis" or "Goose" Pecaro Podboy
Birth: Nov. 30, 1922
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1983
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

My Mother Kept A Garden
author unknown

My Mother kept a garden.
A garden of the heart;
She planted all the good things,
That gave my life its start.

She turned me to the sunshine,
And encouraged me to dream:
Fostering and nurturing
The seeds of self-esteem.

And when the winds and rains came,
She protected me enough;
But not too much, she knew I'd need
To stand up strong and tough.

Her constant good example,
Always taught me right from wrong;
Markers for my pathway
To last my whole life long.

I am my Mother's garden,
I am her legacy.
And I hope today she feels the love,
Reflected back from me.

Published in the Chicago Tribune (IL) on Feb.13, 1983:

Esther Podboy, nee Pecaro, beloved wife of Alfred, loving mother of Ronald, Donna, Peggy and Patricia; grandmother of James; fond sister of August and Joseph. Memorial Mass Monday, 11:30 a.m. at St. Ferdinand Church. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Edward Pecoraro (1896 - 1950)
  Esther Helen Borris Pecaro (1899 - 1969)
  Alfred Podboy (1923 - 2012)*
  Peggy Marie Podboy (1948 - 1999)*
  August John Pecaro (1921 - 2000)*
  Esther Frances Pecaro Podboy (1922 - 1983)
  Delores Catherine Pecaro Redd (1924 - 1968)*
  Ruth Marie Pecaro Grendzinski (1925 - 1972)*
  Joseph Edward Pecaro (1929 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered in Pacific Ocean near Palos Verdes, California and Castle Rock Lake, Juneau County, Wisconsin
Created by: Patti Podboy
Record added: Nov 30, 2008
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Esther Frances Sis or Goose <i>Pecaro</i> Podboy
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