Esther M. (Dickinson) Sevigne, 87, beloved wife of Richard D. Sevigne, Sr, who predeceased her in 1998, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, at Chestnut Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation at East Longmeadow with her loving family at her side. Esther was born on May 3, 1932, in Springfield, MA, a daughter of Richard and Phoebe (Naylor) Dickinson, she was a longtime resident of East Longmeadow, before residing in Agawam. Esther was a very kind and considerate person. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her presence will be deeply missed by both family and friends. Esther was predeceased by her first child, Richard “Ricky” Sevigne. She leaves behind her loving children and their spouses, Norma Jones of East Longmeadow, Steven R. and Gloria Sevigne of East Longmeadow, John F. and Lori Sevigne of Clinton, MA, Diane Palazzi of Agawam, Paul D. and Andrea Sevigne of Bremer Haven, Germany, Kim P. Sevigne of East Longmeadow, and Colleen A. and Frank Messier of Feeding Hills, MA; brother, George Dickinson of Enfield, CT; sister, Mavis Knox of Suffield, CT; 19 cherished grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, husband and son, she was also predeceased by her siblings, Bill and Richard Dickinson, Joy Bock and Judy Larbarski, and by her son in law, David Jones. Family and friends are invited to gather on Monday, December, 16, for a period of visitation from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Hafey Springfield Chapel’s, 494 Belmont Ave., followed by a service at 12 p.m. in the funeral home. Committal prayers and burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in East Longmeadow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Esther’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 264 Cottage St., Springfield, MA 01104. www.hafeyfuneralservice.com
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