Esther Siivonen

Esther S. Siivonen

1928 - 2009

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Obituary of Esther S. Siivonen

on the afternoon of her 81st birthday Thursday October 8, 2009 in the comfort of her own home under the care of her companion Tony and Hospice Care. She was born on October 8, 1928 in Syracuse the daughter of Alfred and Mary Solomone Romano and had been a resident of Oneida since 1942. Esther was a graduate of Oneida High School class of 1946 and Attended Data Processing School in Syracuse She married Paavo Siivonen on August 3, 1956 in Vernon. Mr. Siivonen, an Oneida Firefighter died tragically on September 26, 1963. Esther was employed as a reservation agent with US Air in Syracuse for many years retiring on October 1, 1986 She was of the Catholic Faith and had attended St. Joseph's Church in Oneida. She had been an avid bowler and was the sponsor of PJ"s Bowling Team at the former Recreation Lanes in Oneida. Surviving is one son and daughter-in-law; Walter and Judy Akana of Decatur, GA, one daughter Renee Ing Akana of Los Angeles, CA, one brother and sister-in-law; Alfred and Anna Romano of Montgomery, NY, one sister Lea Volpe of Oneida, several nieces and nephews, her loving companion since 1979 Tony White and Tony's children; Scott and Tara White of Oneida, Lynn and Jennifer White of Sherrill, Barbara and Bruce Butler of Wampsville and Mark and Amy White of Denver Co and her loving cat Max. Funeral Services will be held 9:00 AM Wednesday October 14, 2009 from the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc and 9:30 AM in St. Joseph's Church where the Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Timothy Elmer. Interment will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery Oneida. Friends are invited and may call 4-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home 342 Main Street Oneida. In her memory Memorial Contributions may be made to Wanderer's Rest Humane Assn. Inc. Juanita Drive Canastota, NY 13032 or Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Rd. New Hartford, NY 13413.
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Wednesday
14
October

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
St. Joseph´s Church
121 St. Joseph´s Place
Oneida, New York, United States
Wednesday
14
October

Interment at: St. Patrick´s Cemetery

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
St. Patrick´s Cemetery
Fairview Avenue
Oneida, New York, United States