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Esther Lu Mereand

Esther Lu Mereand

1940 - 2015

Esther Lu Mereand, 75, passed away on December 24, 2015, after a brief illness.

She was born on January 15, 1940, to the late Richard and Ruth Poor Mereand.  Ester has been under the care of Jefferson Rehabilitation Center (JRC) for most of her life in various places in the city and county.  She enjoyed the many trips and activities provided by her devoted caregivers over the years.  Esther was a member of the Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church and Star Grange #9. 

She is survived by sisters, Eunice (Richard) Tabor of Ithaca, Elaine (David) Sturges, of Truxton, a brother Edward and (Kathleen) Mereand, East Hounsfield, many nieces and nephews. 

An hour of calling will be Tuesday, December 29th from 10 -11am at D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. followed by an 11am funeral service at the funeral home with her sister, the Reverend Eunice Tabor officiating.  Burial will be in the spring in North Watertown Cemetery.  In appreciation of her excellent care she received at JRC, the family request that memorial contributions be sent to JRC, PO Box 41, Gaffney Dr., Watertown, NY 13601 .


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I am very sorry to hear of Esters passing. I met her while I was in the Grange in Jefferson County during the 70s. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

By John Harrington on 01 04, 2016


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I am sorry to hear about Esther’s passing. She must have had good care thru JRC. I wish you comfort and peace at this time.

By Midge Matteson on 12 30, 2015


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May Ester’s family and friends be comforted by God’s promise to “Swallow up death forever, and wipe away every tear from all faces.”(Isaiah 25:8) Remembering too the promise of the resurrection hope for both the Unrighteous and Righteous.(Acts24:15).

By Helen West on 12 29, 2015


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