Esther Sammons

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Esther M Sammons, 90, of 220 Barbour St., passed away Sunday (July 8, 2012) at the Health Park Medical Center, in Fort Myers, Fla.

Born April 23,1922, in Union City, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mabel Shreve Mallick. On Feb. 27, 1943 at Fort Campbell, Ky., she married Charles D. Sammons, who died on Nov. 27, 1991. They enjoyed retirement trips together throughout the USA and Hawaii.

She was a 1940 graduate of Union City High School. Mrs. Sammons was a homemaker until her children were raised. Then she went to work in the cafeteria for the Bradford Area School District, retiring after 17 years of service.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed participating in the Esther Circle and Wimodausis. Esther volunteered at the Red Cross preparing Meals on Wheels and at the Friendship Table.

Surviving are two daughters; Marie (Frank) Caroselli of Fort Myers, Fla., and Ruth (Joe) Oleksa of Bradford; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Frank Mallick and George Mallick; and three sisters, Ruth Rooney, Mary Porter and Dorothy Burger.

Family will be receiving friends Monday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., South Avenue, from 1 to 3 p.m., at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. Gloriann E. Geib, pastor of the Harmony/Scioto United Methodist Church and one of Esther's grandnieces, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery with immediate family in attendance.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the .

Online condolences may be made at
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Thompson Funeral Home
136 Center Street
Ridgway, PA 15853
(814) 772-3622
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Published in The Bradford Era from July 12 to July 19, 2012
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