Esther J. Pozzoli, 98, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, January 15th, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born August 14th, 1922 to the late John and Santina (Muin) Rovedo in Milford (Braggville), MA. She was the second oldest of seven children. Esther was married for 59 years to her husband Alfred P. Pozzoli, who she knew her entire life. They lived in California when they first got married. They also resided in London, England and Cuba for a period of time and eventually settled in Bellport, on Long Island, New York where they raised their family. Esther owned and operated a laundromat and dry cleaning business in Patchogue, NY for many years. An avid gardener, she enjoyed baking, playing cards, bingo and had a great love for animals. In retirement, she and her husband settled in a home they both loved in Clearwater, FL. Esther was predeceased by her husband Alfred in 2005. She is survived by her loving daughters; Paula J. Pozzoli of Bellport, NY and Tina M. Doran and her husband Michael of Hampden, her beloved granddaughters Alyssa and Briana also of Hampden along with several nieces and nephews. Esther was also predeceased by her siblings; Ada Diani, Lydia Biagetti and brothers James, Egidio, Mario and John Rovedo. A Funeral Mass to celebrate Esther’s life will be held Friday, January 22nd at 11:00 am at Saint Mary’s Church, 27 Somers Road, Hampden, MA. A burial service will be held at a later date on a beautiful spring day at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford, MA. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Esther’s name to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital stjude.org, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Dakin Humane Society dakinhumane.org, 171 Union Street, Springfield, MA 01105. The Wilbraham Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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