Esther (Wignall) Sheldon

Esther (Wignall) Sheldon, of Boston, formerly of Hyannis, died peacefully at the Sherrill House, September 2, 2011 at the age of 96. Wife of the late James R. Sheldon. She leaves two daughters, Nancy Donovan of Milton and Jeanne Couillard and her husband James of Hobe Sound, FL. She also leaves four grandchildren, Dr. Melissa Donovan of Wilmington, DE, Amy Doyle of Dedham, MA, Christine Hanlon of Williamsburg, VA and James Couillard of Ocala, FL. She was known as G G to her seven great-grandchildren. Born and raised in Grafton, Mrs. Sheldon was a graduate of Becker Business School and worked at the Blackstone Valley National Bank for many years. Upon retirement, she moved to Hyannis where she was active at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Barnstable. A family memorial service was held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Milton, Saturday September 10, 2011, followed by interment at Fairview Cemetery, Grafton. For those who wish, donations may be made to Hospice of the North shore and Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-12, Danvers, MA 01923.