March 31, 1929 - September 3, 2023
Obituaries » Esther A. Lavin
Esther A. Lavin, 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 3, 2023, at the Woodridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. Born on March 31, 1929, in Barre, she was the daughter of Antonio and Luigia (Conti) Somaini. She attended elementary school in Barre and graduated from Spaulding High School. On December 30, 1950, she married the love of her life, Laurence “Cubby” Lavin, in a ceremony held in Barre. Esther was generous with her time and volunteered with the March of Dimes, the Aldrich Public Library and the Barre Senior Center. Survivors include her sons, grandchildren, and extended family. A graveside service to honor and celebrate Esther’s life was held on Friday, September 8, 2023, in the Hope Cemetery on Maple Avenue in Barre. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Woodridge Resident Activity Fund, 142 Woodridge Drive, Berlin, VT 05602. Arrangements are by Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy Street, Barre. For a memorial guestbook, please visit www.hookerwhitcomb.com.