BURLINGTON FLATS – Esther Jimenez, 95, died December 24, 2017 at the Sitrin Nursing Home in New Hartford, with members of her family near her side.
She was born on Feb. 23, 1922, in Jayuya, Puerto Rico to Felix and Emilia Aviles Fernandez.
Esther is survived by her children Manuel of Bangor, Pa., (wife, Marlene); Fernando of Melville, Long Island, (wife Mayra); and Rosa Posh of Burlington Flats, (husband, John). Also surviving are 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great grandchildren.
Esther was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel, and daughters Mary and Migdalia (Lali).
A funeral service will be at 1 P.M., Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Delker & Terry Funeral Home, 30 South Street, Edmeston, with Pastor Barry Davis of the Burlington Green Baptist Church officiating. Calling hours will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in Burlington Green Cemetery.
Arrangements are with NYS Licensed Funeral Director David Delker of Delker & Terry Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to UNICEF USA for children victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. WWW.UNICEFUSA.org/donate.
Condolences may be made by visiting www.Delkerterryfuneralhome.com or at Facebook Delker and Terry Funeral Home.