Esther F. Budzian passed at Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, VA on July 24, 2018, surrounded by several loving members of her family. She was 98 years old. Esther married Walter S. Budzian, Sr. in 1942 and they lived in Hanover, NH for 20+ years before moving to Norway, Maine in 1966. They had nine children, of whom all but one survive Esther: Charles, Walter, Gregory and Douglas Budzian; Diane Reddinger, Marianne Gillespie, Dorothy Budzian (deceased in 1980), Joanne Fortier, and Suzanne B. Maia. For the past several years, she lived with her daughter, Suzanne, in Alexandria, VA. Esther is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. A service will be held at the Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home on W. Braddock Rd. in Alexandria, VA on August 18 to honor her life.
Donations to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/) or other cancer non-profit organization of your choice are appreciated in lieu of flowers.
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