Esther Flamm Paul, 92
Mother, grandmother who worshipped at Zion Lutheran Church
Staten Island resident Esther Flamm died peacefully on Nov. 9, 2019 with her family by her side at their Cranberry Lake, N.J., home. She was 92 years old.
Esther was born in Fevik, Norway, in 1927 to Elias and Sylvia Svenningsen. She was the eldest of three children. Esther's siblings, Carol Holmes and Ralph Svenningsen, predeceased her.
Esther immigrated to the United States at age 6 and proudly became an American citizen. In 1949, she married Dr. Herbert J. Flamm, now deceased, and lived for many years in the Silver Lake area of Staten Island.
Esther traveled extensively throughout the world with friends and family. She was an avid reader and loved doing word puzzles. She was an active congregant at Zion Lutheran Church for more than 80 years.
Esther leaves behind her three children, Brita Stark and husband Tom, Randi Flamm, and Dr. Erik Flamm and wife Gaby. She had one grandchild, Mari, who lovingly called her grandmother "Bebe."
She will be missed by many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.
Esther's life will be celebrated at a private memorial service at Zion Lutheran Church.
Goble Funeral Home
22 Main St.
Sparta, N.J. 07871
Published by Staten Island Advance on Nov. 17, 2019.