Esther Marie Pye(1939 - 2013)

Esther Marie Pye

AGE: 74 • Bellmarw

Esther Marie Pye (neé Hansen) age 74, of Bellmawr on Sept. 16, 2013.


Esther was first and foremost a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her family was always her priority. She was a graduate of Woodbury High School class of 1957, and enjoyed creating numerous types of crafts and projects with her grandchildren. She had an infectious laugh, and loved her word finds, crossword puzzles, and the card games on her computer. She was an avid bowler and participated in many tournaments all over the country with the Women's International Bowling Congress. Esther was the President of the electrical contracting business that she and her husband ran for 15 years (Pye Electric), and was also very active with Senior Helpers out of Cherry Hill.


Beloved wife of 55 years to Albert, Jr.; loving mother of Albert III (Marlene), Cynthia (Dale) Pugh, and Valerie (John) Childress; adoring grandmother of Amanda (Andrew), Kati (Don), Albert IV, Christopher (Idamary), Brian, Brittany, Johnny, and Courtney; great grandmother of 9; dear sister of Walter Hansen, Martha (Robert) Bliss, Carl (Carol) Hansen, the late Larry Hansen, the late Kenny Hansen, and the late Jean Alloway; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Farewell Ceremony

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Monday, September 23, 2013 in the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter St., Woodbury from 9am to 11am. Farewell service will be held at 11AM. Interment will follow at Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. Memories and tributes may be shared at

Funeral Home

McGuinness Funeral Home - Woodbury
34 Hunter Street Woodbury, NJ 08096
(856) 345-9450

Published in Courier-Post from Sept. 20 to Sept. 22, 2013