HEWITT EstherPosted: December 13th, 2012
July 14, 1923 – December 6, 2012
Esther Hewitt passed away peacefully on December 6, 2012 at the age of 89 years. Esther was born July 14, 1923, the 5th child of Johanne and Klemmen Pedersen. She had a happy childhood growing up on the family homestead at Park View, north of Waterton Lakes Park. In 1953 Esther married Douglas Hewitt, initially residing at Buffalo, Alberta before moving to Granum where they lived until retiring to Fort Macleod in 1985. Esther enjoyed visits with friends and family, outdoor activities (gardening, hikes and walks in Waterton Park), as well as artistic pursuits such as drawing, painting, handicrafts. As a loving wife, mother and grandmother, her family was very important to her and she was especially proud of the accomplishments of her grandchildren. Esther is survived by her husband, Douglas; daughters, Joanne and Pauline; grandchildren, Chris (Melanie), Michelle (Sean), Melisa; great-grandchildren, Amethyst, Chelsea, Andryea, Olivia, Nathan; brother, Harry. Predeceased by parents, Johanne and Klemmen Pedersen; sisters, Magde, Alma, Helen, Anna; brother, Albert.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Denise, Gerald, Kira and Chelsea Joel for their friendship, loving care and support over the years and especially during Esther’s recent illness.
A private family memorial service will be held. Memorial Donations may be made in Esther’s memory to the Alberta Lung Association P.O. Box 4700 Stn South, Edmonton, AB T6E 9Z9, or a charity of one’s choice.
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