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DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
Thursday August 5th, 2021
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Esther Holland Ackler Horton

Esther S. Horton, 81, of Conewango Valley unexpectedly became a heavenly angel August 1, 2021 and went home to be with the lord and beloved family members that predeceased her.  She was born February 23, 1940 in Watertown, NY to the late William and Violet Holland.

Esther was a volunteer at the Ellington Food pantry, a part of the Women’s auxiliary of the United Methodist Church and the Ellington Fire Department.

She loved get togethers for brunch with the volunteers from the pantry. Esther also loved going to church, quilting, making jewelry, lawn sailing, and socializing with her two friends Dawn and Sandy. Most of all she loved her friends and extensive family.

Esther is survived by her six children, Susann (Dennis) Caldwell of Jamestown, Robert E. Ackler Jr. of Conewango Valley, David (Cindy) Ackler of Cattaraugus, Clarissa Johnson of Pike, Benita (Ron) Barrus of North Carolina and Karen (Clark) Cowen of Jamestown; four step children Marie Sharrow, Robert Horton, Stanley Horton and Charlene; 31 Grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and 9 + great-great grandchildren.

Besides both her parents she was pre deceased by her husband Stanley L. Horton, two daughters Onalee Ackler and Jennifer Ackler, 13 siblings, two great grandchildren and a beloved friend Sandy.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home Inc. 478 Route 83 at Balcom Corners South Dayton Thursday August 5, 2021 from 4PM to 7PM where a funeral will be held Friday at 11AM.

Interment will be in Treat Memorial Cemetery Leon, NY


A candle was lit in memory of Esther Ackler Horton

Dan & Bette DiStasio Aug 3 2021 12:00 AM