Esther S. “Etter” Lennertz

Veteran Cremation - Rohester Cremation

Rochester:  November 23, 2014 at age 90.  Esther is survived by her children, Barbara (Robert) Scheinblum, Patricia A. Sterber, Kathleen (James) Grajek & Richard W. Lennertz; grandchildren, Michael (kerry) Healey, Erika (David) Palazzo, Eli Scheinblum, Caitlin Scheinblum, Chelsea (Harley) Alhart, Alex Grajek, Taylor Grajek, Rich, Lindsay, Kyle & Erin Lennertz; great-grandchildren, Aiden, Mia, Peta & Ari Palazzo; Owen Lennertz & Harley Alhart; nieces, nephews; friends.  She is predeceased by her parents, Harry Sawdey & Laura Walling Sawdey; sisters, Jane McCarthy, Anne Coyle & Harriet Sawdey.

Esther is a proud Veteran of the United States Navy and served during World War II.  In her spare time, she enjoyed Puzzles, Reading, Traveling and cooking. She is also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Erie, PA.

Services private at her request.

Donations in Esther’s memory may be made to Foodlink of Rochester (

Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300,

4 Condolences

  1. Deb Malinoff on November 26, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    My condolences to Esther’s family and friends. Sounds like she was an amazing woman who touched many lives.

  2. patty henry & husbsnf on November 26, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    Our prayers are with you and your family. She will always be remembered as the kind and gentle soul she was.

  3. Loretta Texter on November 27, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    My thoughts and love was always with her..My 2nd Mom…I will always remember you. Love you all The Lennertz family..

  4. Mary Lou Mosher on December 2, 2014 at 12:58 am

    My sister Nat and I send Etter’s family our thoughts and sympathy. We are the two remaining first cousins on the Walling side of her family.

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