PERRINE, Esther L., 96, of Toronto, OH, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, in the Hospice of the Valley House in Poland, OH.
Esther was born May 13, 1916, in Wellsburg, WV, to Lloyd L. and Lucy Alice Owens Perrine and she lived in the area all her life.
She was a graduate of Toronto High School and Steubenville Business College. Esther was employed by Sears Roebuck & Co. in the Auditing Dept. and retired after 43 years.
Esther was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Toronto where she attended the Mary Martha Sunday School Class and was involved in the Women's Society and a former choir member. She also belonged to the Toronto Senior Citizens and the N & N Club.
Esther was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Pansy Black and husband James; and niece, Lenora Mizer and husband Warren.
Esther is survived by her niece, Nira Black Robinette and husband, William; grandnephew, Robin W. Robinette and family; grandniece, Niralynn Bullen and family, including great- grandnieces Aidan E. Robinette and Taylor A. Bullen. She also leaves behind a distant niece and nephews and several grand-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Esther will be held on Saturday, April 27, at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH.
Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with services at 1 p.m. with Rev. Kevin Rinkes officiating. Burial will follow in Ft. Steuben Burial Estates.