NEWARK - Esther M. VanSchaffel, 87, of N. Main St. died Saturday (November 17, 2012) at the Wayne County Nursing Home.
A graveside service will be held Saturday (Dec. 1) at 11 a.m. at Newark Cemetery.
Memorials to the Wayne County Nursing Home, Nye. Rd., Lyons, 14489.
Esther was born in the town of Farmington April 1, 1925 daughter of David and Mary Showers Mollenkopf. She had worked for N.Y. Telephone Co. as a telephone operator for many years in Newark and Geneva. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Survived by her sister, Mabel Pembroke; brother, Elmer (Shelia) Mollenkopf; sister-in-laws, Gilberta Trani and Anna Mollenkopf; brother-in-law, Carl (Marion) VanSchaffel, nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her husband, James in 2006; brothers, George, Charles and Clarence; sisters, Alice Linstrom, Beulah VanLare , Evelyn Lang, Dorothy Mollenkopf.
Arrangements by Schulz-Pusateri Funeral Home, Newark.