Estelle Eisner, a Poughkeepsie Resident, Dies at 97
Estelle Eisner, 97, of Poughkeepsie, New York, died February 3, 2018. Born in Newburgh, New York on October 3, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Rose Siegel. Estelle attended City of Poughkeepsie schools, graduating Poughkeepsie High School in 1936.
Estelle married Leonard Eisner on March 20,1949 and the two were married for 58 years before Leonard's passing in 2007. They had two children, Elyse Eisner Hunter of Dublin, California and Marc Eisner of Poughkeepsie, New York. In addition to her two children, Estelle is survived by her daughter-in-law, Denise Eisner and her son-in-law, Robert Hunter. Also surviving are her five grandchildren, Allison Rodrigues and her husband, Peter, Robin Eisner, Jason Eisner, Rachel Hunter and Sam Hunter. Estelle also leaves behind her great granddaughter, Mia Rodrigues, niece Barbara Cohen, her husband Bernard, their son Jeffrey and her niece, Ava Joel Scavone. Estelle was predeceased by her sister, Phyllis Joel.
Estelle was active in the community, a member of Temple Beth El, Hadassah, and the Jewish Community Center. She loved to spend time with her family, travel, go out for nice dinners, and play golf, bridge and mahjong with her friends. She was always the first one on the dance floor at a party. Those who knew her will remember her for being smart, witty, thoughtful, independent, loving, social, and above all else, incredible.
The family wishes to thank Angel Care for taking such great care of Estelle over the past couple of years.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to LNYS Hadassah Region Poughkeepsie Chapter.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Temple Beth El in Poughkeepsie beginning at 11AM. Shiva will be Wednesday and Thursday evenings at the home of Marc and Denise Eisner at 7PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Wm. G. Miller & Son FH, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com