Estella M. Colson of the Town of Newburgh, a retired secretary for Oscar Real Glass Co. in Newburgh entered into rest Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Wingate at St. Francis in Beacon, NY. She was 93.
The daughter of the late Isadore and Achsah Speenburgh Hapeman, Estella was born May 15, 1921 in Jewett, NY.
She was a member of the Town of Newburgh Seniors and the Cornwall Seniors and attended Grace United Methodist Church in Newburgh.
Survivors include her children; James W. Colson (Patrice) of New Windsor, Jon W. Colson (Pam) of Alaska, Donna Grogan (David), Debra A. Erler (Eddie) and Diana Jazwinski (Joseph) all of Newburgh, grandchildren; James, Lisa, Timothy, Kelli, Brandan, Whiting, Scott, Steve, Brian, Robin, Jon, Jessica, Hayden, Hannah, Shanne, John and Gabriella, many great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Estella was predeceased by thirteen siblings.
Visitation for family and friends will take place May 4th from 4 to 7 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd., (Route 32) Town of Newburgh. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 5th at the funeral home. Pastor Jeffrey Hooker will officiate. Burial to follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newburgh.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Town of Newburgh Senior Citizens, 311 Route 32, Newburgh, NY 12550.