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Esther Schow MacWilliam


Esther Schow  MacWilliam


Peacefully at the Maplewood Manor, Alberton, on Friday, March 1, 2013 of Esther Schow MacWilliam, O’Leary, formerly Milton, Massachusetts, aged 94, wife of the late W. Russell MacWilliam and Harry J. MacWilliam. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on Dec 10, 1918, daughter of the late Ole and Gjertina (Nilsen) Schow.

Dear mother to Katherine MacWilliam, Anne Callanan, Martha (Wayne) Howard, Gerald (Katherine) MacWilliam, James (Gloria) MacWilliam and David MacWilliam. Step mother to Glen (Irene Profit) MacWilliam, Janice MacWilliam and Heather MacWilliam. Loving grandmother to 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Esther is also survived by brother Walter (Ethel) Schow and sister in law Joan Schow.

Predeceased by her parents, 1st husband William Russell MacWilliam (1971), 2nd husband Harry James MacWilliam (2004), brothers Edward and Charles Schow.

Resting at the Ferguson Funeral Home and Chapel, O’Leary with visiting hours Monday, March 4th from 6-8 pm. Funeral service Tuesday, March 5th at 11:00 am in the Chapel. Interment to follow at a later date in the Bloomfield United Church Cemetery.

In memory of Esther, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Society or to the Bloomfield United Church Cemetery would be appreciated.

**Due to allergies, the family kindly asks that visitors refrain from wearing scents. Thank-you
Service Date
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Ferguson Funeral Home and Chapel, O'Leary

March 4, 2013
Visitation Time
6-8 pm
Visitation Location
Ferguson Funeral Home and Chapel, O'Leary

Requested Charity
Alzheimer’s Society or Bloomfield United Church Cemetery