Esther Irene (Foudy) Roberts passed away peacefully with her husband and children by her side. Born in Albany, NY to the late Thomas F. Foudy and Alice Dempsey Foudy. She was a graduate of Vincentian Institute and Hudson Valley Community College. She was employed by The Travelers Insurance and worked for the New York State Legislature. She was a loving wife and mother who is survived by her husband, Ronald; sons, Thomas (Diane), Paul (Barbara); daughter, Rhonda Chicko (Frank); grandchildren, Janelle Rei (Matthew), Steven Roberts, Natalie Roberts, Eric Roberts, Nicole Roberts, Frank Chicko, Jessica Chicko, Matthew Chicko; and great grandchild, Madilynn Rei She is also survived by her sister, Alice Hamill, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
While living in New York, Esther enjoyed sailing with her family on their boat “Take Me Away” on Lake George in the summer and skiing in the Adirondack Mountains in the winter.
In 2015, Esther and her husband, Ron, moved to The Villages, FL to enjoy a more active lifestyle in a warmer climate. Some of Esther’s favorite past times included golf, playing samba, participating in her book club, and enjoying the company of her friends.
Esther was a fan of General Hospital (GH) which she enjoyed watching for 58 consecutive years. As the years passed, watching GH while enjoying a bowl of ice cream became a daily source of enjoyment.
Esther was fortunate to travel throughout the US and to several international destinations including Europe, Ireland, Egypt, and Israel.
Family and friends were always a top priority in Esther’s life. She will be missed by many.
Family, friends and others, whose lives Esther touched, are invited to celebrate a memorial mass at St. Timothy Catholic Church, 1351 Paige Place, Lady Lake, FL 32159 at 8:30 am on Friday, 7/22/2022. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Salvation Army.
1351 Paige Place, Lady Lake, FL 32159