Esther  Lee

Esther N. Lee

1923 - 2022

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Obituary of Esther N. Lee

Esther N. Lee of Oneonta, 98, passed away on March 7, 2022.


She was born October 22, 1923 to Anker and Margrethe (Jensen) Norberg in East Meredith, New York. She was the fourth of seven children, all of whom predeceased her.


Esther graduated from Oneonta High School in 1940.


On March 4, 1945, Esther married Robert Lee. He passed away April 1, 1974. Together they had four children, Alan, Richard, Kevin and Gary. Alan and Gary predeceased her, as did her granddaughter Jennifer Lee Thornton.


She retired from SUNY Delhi after 20 years in 1981.


Esther is survived by sons: Richard (Barbara) of Hamilton, NY, and Kevin (Nancy) of Delhi, NY; grandchildren: Adam Lee of Ithaca, NY, Rebecca (Ian) Vredenburgh of Carthage, NC, and Stephanie (Dennis) Decker of Mt. Vision, NY, and 7 great grandchildren.


A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at the First Presbyterian Church, Delhi.  All are invited to a reception at the church following the service, burial will follow that afternoon at Woodland Cemetery, Delhi.


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Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, April 23, 2022
First Presbyterian Church of Delhi
4 Clinton Street
Delhi, New York, United States