WEST BOYLSTON-Esther L. (Dellasanta) Burgess, 85, passed away Thursday, January 17. Her husband of 31 years, William H. Burgess passed away in 2003. She leaves behind three brothers, Louis, Bruno and Thomas Dellasanta and her sister, Ann Desroches all of West Boylston, nieces, nephews grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Harry Dellasanta.
Esther was born in Framingham the daughter of Ercole and Irene (Brunaldi) Dellasanta. She graduated from West Boylston High School. Esther worked in the customer service department for Sears & Roebuck for many years before retiring. She was a member of St. Christopher Church and its women’s club. She enjoyed playing bingo, yoga, walking and especially loved to spend time with her family.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 1 W. Boylston St. Esther's funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM at St. Christopher's Church, 950 W. Boylston St., Worcester. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, W. Boylston. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Boylston Fire and Ambulance Fund, 39 Worcester St., West Boylston, MA 01583. www.faybrothers.com