1910 Hester 2012

Hester Prenis

January 30, 1910 — September 21, 2012

Hester Rose Prenis, 102, of South Hamilton Rd., Earlville, NY passed away Friday, September 21, 2012 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton.
She was born January 30, 1910 in West Winfield, a daughter of Arthur J. and Caroline Miller Rose. She was a graduate of West Winfield High School in 1928, Syracuse University in 1932, and received her RN from Utica School of Nursing in 1945. She was a teacher for several years in the one room Town of Frankfort Rural School. On January 30, 1948, Hester married Charles Prenis at the home of their dear friends, Ken and Margaret Morse in New Hartford. They lived in West Winfield until moving to Earlville in 1952. He predeceased her on January 7, 1996.
Hester was a member of the West Winfield Federated Church; the O.E.S. #418, West Winfield and the Alumni Association of Utica Memorial Hospital.
Hester was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Rosalie and Thomas Richards.
Graveside services will be held at 2pm Friday, September 28, 2012 in the West Winfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Central Association for the Blind. 507 Kent St. Utica, NY 13599-1140; Hospice and Palliative Care, 4277 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413; or a local S.P.C.A.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton.

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