Esther Markson, 97, of Santa Rosa, CA and formerly of Utica, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, with her devoted son by her side.
She was born on November 10, 1916, in Utica, the daughter of the late Adolf and Lillian Glover Lencher and was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. Esther married Harry Markson in Utica and was long time residents of the area. Mr. Markson passed away, February 20, 1984. Esther was a former member of Temple Beth El and its Sisterhood.
She is survived by her son, Samuel Markson of Santa Rosa, CA, many cousins and her canine companion, Sophie. Esther was predeceased by her daughter, Abby Markson.
Her graveside service will be held 1 p.m., Monday, July 7, 2014, in Temple Beth El Cemetery, Wood Road, Whitesboro. Shiva will be observed privately at the discretion of the family.