Esther C. Fairbanks

Mar. 24, 1930 - Aug. 23, 2017



     No Visitation


Graveside Services:

     At convenience of the family

     White Cemetery
     Rushford, NY      





Esther C. Fairbanks
Loving Mother and Grandmother
Esther C. Fairbanks, 87, of 2701 Rte. 305, West Clarksville, and formerly of Centerville, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Cuba Memorial Hospital.

Born on March 24, 1930, in Olean, she was a daughter of Harley D. and Ruth E. Chamberlain Gleason. In 1951, she married Llewellyn Fairbanks who predeceased her in 1995.

Esther was a graduate of Belfast High School. She had worked for Schrivers Market in Cuba for many years and later went to work for Fillmore Market Basket which later became the Fillmore Jubilee retiring as Bakery Manager at age 78.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family. She was a lifelong bowler, loved the casino and traveling to Las Vegas each year with her family.

She is survived by a son, Stephen (Wanda) Fairbanks Rushford; two daughters, Deborah (James) Walsh of West Clarksville and Cynthia (Steven) Crowley of Cuba; six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Lilly; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by three sons Theodore, Michael, and Philip Fairbanks; two brothers Ike Gleason and Leslie Gleason; and three sisters, Helen Grastorf, Fern Schiralli, and Rita Kolish.

There will be no visitation. Graveside Services in White Cemetery, Rushford, will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.

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