Esther May AdamsAltamont- Esther May Adams passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017 at The Grand of Guilderland. She was 94. She was born on September 27, 1922 to William and Eva (nee Robare) Kehoe. She is survived by her children Gary (Linda), Larry (Kathy), Nancy (Daniel) Chesnut, David (Cindy) and George (Erin); grandmother of 15; great grandmother of 16; many nieces and nephews; her dear friend Anne Wetmore. She was predeceased by her husband Noble in 1996; her grandson Dennis Chesnut; her daughter-in-law Cecelia Adams; her sisters Dorothy Chenevert and Martha Monnette. Esther was employed at several jobs throughout her life including GE in Schenectady, waitressing, a nurse's aide at Guilderland Center Nursing Home and she also took in laundry for people. She was a member of the Altamont Seniors and St. Lucy / St. Bernadette Church. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 5-8Pm at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11Am at St. Lucy / St. Bernadette Catholic Church 109 Grand Street, Altamont, NY. Interment will be at Schenectady Memorial Park in Rotterdam following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Esther's memory to the American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202, 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) or American Lung Association 155 Washington Ave # 201, Albany, NY 12210, (518) 465-2013 or Altamont Seniors, 3 School Rd, Altamont, NY 12009
for all of Mrs Ester Adams family/especially Larry / Kathy/ and Danny C please accept my most sincere condolences. I remember your Mom sooo well, as I do so many of you during our early years of life in Altamont. You have all added so much meaning to my life, and I especially remember the kindnesses and families that you have all shared with me over the years and with my large family as well Altamont means so much to me and my family and all of you represent what we all "LOVE" about our experiences here so once again my love, concern and sincere understanding at this time of loss. It seems like yesterday that so many of us knew each other so well with Love from Dean Sands and Sands families/Helderberg Ave
Dean Sands May 17 2017 12:00 AM
We send our love and prayers to the family of Esther. She lived a beautiful and long life with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. May she be dancing with the angels in heaven !
Lynne and May 4 2017 12:00 AM
Dave, Nance, Gary, Larry, George, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have so many memories of your mom from all of the time I spent at your house growing up. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed. Steve McKenney
Steve McKenney May 3 2017 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. She was an awesome person. I only knew a bit of her, but loved her too. She will be missed but not forgotten. Prayers for comfort for all her family.
Deb and Russ Moore May 3 2017 12:00 AM
I am saddened by the loss of great lady, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend Sorry for your loss Nancy and family She may be gone but will never be forgotten by anyone Thinking of all of you at this time God bless all of you
Margaret LaBombard May 3 2017 12:00 AM
Nancy, I am saddened at the passing of your mom. She was such a wonderful lady. I have so many memories of her kindness, her sense of humor and her love of family. The world has lost a great lady. May she Rest In Peace. Jackie Bruce
Jackie Bruce May 3 2017 12:00 AM
I deeply sorry for your loss. Esther was a lovely woman and loved by all.
Suzanne Betts May 2 2017 12:00 AM
Growing up with Esther and Noble in charge was the best. The kindest people in the village and the Lark St. castle was a great place. Peace from the Jones clan.
Warren L. Jones III May 2 2017 12:00 AM
George we are so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We will keep you all in our prayers!
Holly and Joe Litz May 2 2017 12:00 AM
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