Our family is sad to announce the passing of Esther Marlene Haw (nee Haney) on October 23, 2023, at Emo Long Term Care, in Emo, Ontario.

Esther was born in Deerlock, Ontario, on September 26, 1939, to Russell and Geneva (nee Chestnut) Haney.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 68 years, Alvin; and their four children Gail Gee (Jim), Gary, Dwayne (Julie) and Darcy (Michelle). She leaves behind nine grandchildren, Aaron, Jerod, Sheryl, Chris, Cori-Lynn, Kasey, Camryn, Graeme and Teagan; 12 great-grandchildren, Ezra, Ellora, Layne, Kimberley, Madison, Callissa, Kirkland, Mikinley, Gracen, Hudson, Kaedin and Rylee; and three great-great-grandchildren Milo, Braxton and Maisie. She also leaves three surviving siblings, Marlyce Huitikka (Olavi), George Haney (Carol) and Gayedawn Fischer (Carl).

Esther was predeceased by parents Russell and Geneva Haney; siblings Joyce, Millie, Larry, Richard, Opal, Orval, Dean, Roger and Donna; daughter-in-law Barbara.

During her lifetime she loved camping with friends and family, spending time with her grandchildren, crocheting, various crafts and designing gift cards with her Cricut.

A service was held to celebrate Esther’s life on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., at Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, Ontario. A luncheon followed at the same location.

In Esther’s memory, donations may be made to the Emo Hospital Auxiliary.

Arrangements entrusted to Northridge Funeral Home Ltd., Emo, Ontario.