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 Esther Amanda <I>Pitcher</I> Gantley

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Esther Amanda Pitcher Gantley

  • Birth 4 Sep 1920 Hannibal, Oswego County, New York, USA
  • Death 24 Aug 1998 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
  • Burial Fulton, Oswego County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 16383717

Born in Hannibal, Oswego Co, NY, she was the daughter of Anna Jane Sherman Pitcher and Harvey Day Pitcher. She was the sister of Lucille, Cleo, Giffie, Leola, Ernest, Enos & Orr Pitcher.

The wife of Everett F. Gantley. Their children are Dennis, Everett, Maria(Murdoch) & Joseph Gantley. They lived in the Fulton, NY area, and she worked as a cook at the jail and also as a crossing guard.

Grandma always put flowers on her cousin Eva's grave but for many years someone would steal them and put them on another grave farther down the hill. I never really understood that, I mean seriously, stealing flowers.

Esther A. Gantley, formerly employed by Fulton schools

Esther A. Gantley, 77, of 414 Cayuga St., Fulton, died Monday, Aug. 24 at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center.

Born in Hannibal, she was a crossing guard and worked in the cafeteria department for the Fulton City School District.

She was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church, Fulton.

Her husband, Everett F., died in 1997.

Surviving are a daughter, Maria L. Murdoch of Phoenix; three sons, Dennis T. of Fulton and Everett W. and Joseph E., both of Cupertino, Calif.; a sister, Lucille Mowry of Dolgeville; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services are 9:30 a.m. today, Aug. 27 in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Burial is in St. Mary's Cemetery, Fulton

Source: The Valley News, Aug 27, 1998

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