Oct. 28, 1930 – Sept. 25, 2016
LEWISTON – Esther J. Peterson, a wedding planner, died Sunday in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston after a long illness. She was 85.
Born in Buffalo, the former Esther J. Stallone was a graduate of East High School. A former resident of Amherst, she was a bridal consultant and sales associate at Macy’s department store in the Boulevard Mall in Amherst.
A devout Catholic, she was devoted to St. Padre Pio, Our Lady of Fatima and the Blessed Mother. She also enjoyed gardening.
Her husband, Gordon L., publisher of the LaSalle Shopper in Niagara Falls, died in 2003.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Beth Quaglia, and nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 620 Center St.