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Obituary: Anthony, Esther L.

ANTHONY, Esther L. (Age 73) Esther L. Anthony was born April 18, 1939 in Havre, Montana to Robert and Margaret (Liffring) Birch. Esther graduated from Marycliff High School and worked for many years as a Teacher’s Aide in Special Education classrooms. On July 11, 1964, she married Roland W. Anthony and they had two sons. Esther taught many children to play the piano and loved to travel. She was a member of St. Thomas More Parish and the Washington State Grange. She is survived by her husband Roland and sons; Steven M. (Linda) Anthony of Spokane, WA and John S. (Laura) Anthony of Strongsville, OH. She also leaves behind eight grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 17th at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 505 W. Thomas More Way, Spokane, WA at 11:00 a.m. with a reception to follow. The Inurnment will take place Wednesday, April 17th at 2:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, 7200 N. Wall St., Spokane, WA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catholic Charities of Spokane, 12 E. 5th Ave, Spokane, WA, 99202. Please visit Esther’s online memorial and leave a message of condolence at


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