Esther Insley

Fair Lawn — Esther Insley, 95, died Nov. 5.

Born in Paterson, she graduated from Central High School after which she went to the School of Nursing at the Paterson General Hospital where she earned her Registered Nurse degree. She worked as a hospital nurse, private duty nurse and industrial nurse. Later, with her husband, she co-founded Insley Caterers, Ltd., where she was the executive chef and director.

Surviving are her children, Joyce Fogg and her husband, James, Richard Insley and his wife, Ann Rea, Larry Insley and his wife, Kathy, Steven Insley and his wife, Lorraine, and Laura Insley and her husband, Bob Guy; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Abraham, and grandson, Douglas.

Memorial services were Nov. 7. Arrangements by Robert Schoem's Menorah Chapel, Paramus.

The family requests donations be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of America or American Red Cross.

Published in Community News on Nov. 21, 2012