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Subject: [COLBY] Esther (Kelley) Colby (1922 ~ 2007) Obituary
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 15:26:51 -0000
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DOVER - Esther Kelley Colby, 85, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at the Sunbridge Nursing Home, Rochester, N.H., after a period of failing health.
She was born on Sept. 22, 1922, in Fryeburg, Maine, the daughter of Charles and Emilie Iva (Flint) Kelley.
Esther worked as a cashier at Gordon's Market for many years. She loved birds, horse races and she loved to knit.
She is survived by her son, Wayne Colby and his wife, Barbara, of Dover; her two daughters, Emilie Parker and her husband, Russell, of Dover and Eileen Ford of Rome, N.Y.; her seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, William Parker Colby, and her two brothers, Charles Roland Kelley and James Kelly.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday Oct. 5 at the Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover.
Arrangements under the direction of the Wiggin-Purdy-McCooey-Dion Funeral Home, 655 Central Ave., Dover. For more information or to sign the online guest book please go to www.purdyfuneralservice.com.
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