|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1919|
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 2010|
Elizabeth Jackson Esposito, age 90, formerly of Joliet, widow of Joseph Anthony Esposito died Sunday, October 10, 2010. Born in Bardolph, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Ethil Gardner Jackson.
Elizabeth served in World War II in the Women's Army Corp. Elizabeth was a member of the 1937 class of Joliet Township High School, and 1939 class of Joliet Junior College. She was also a member of the "Y" Players. She was very active in the Daughters of the American Revolution for over 60 years, and served as the Behethland Butler Chapter Regent, the South Carolina State Society Regent and as the NSDAR Vice President General.
Elizabeth was a devoted wife and mother and a great friend. She loved poetry, theatre and music. Most off all she loved to laugh. She will be greatly missed.
Surviving are two sons, Michael Esposito and wife, Sue, and Robert Esposito; four daughters, Katherine Esposito, Jane Rowan and husband, Bruce, Mary Esposito, and Susanne Wiedemann and husband, Gunter; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, JoAnn E. Rogers; a grandson, David Gretz, Jr. and son-in-law David Wells.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Anthony's Catholic School Building Fund, 309 Gower St., Greenville, South Carolina 29611 or Tamassee DAR School, P O Box 8, Tamassee, SC 29686.
A funeral Mass was celebrated October 14, 2010 in Greenville, South Carolina.
Greenville Memorial Gardens
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Diane
Record added: Nov 14, 2010
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Rest in peace, Elizabeth.|
Added: Nov. 14, 2010