May 3, 2012
Esther Davis, 94,
formerly of 1009 Harrison St., died peacefully Wednesday,
May 2, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, N.Y.
June 22, 1917, in Syracuse, the daughter of Samuel and Sarah
Cohen Wallins, the family moved to Watertown where she
graduated from Watertown High School.
She married her life long partner, Harold I. Davis, on May
Together, they participated in the ownership and operation
of Watertown Main Auto Parts until their retirement in 1996.
Esther was predeceased by her husband on June 3, 2002. She
is survived by two sons, Andrew and his wife Leah Cohn of
Naples, Florida, and Robert Davis of Albany, NY; 6
grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; and a special
niece, Barbara Warner, and her family; and a countless
number of friends.
Esther Davis was a loving wife and mother. She had the gift
to make each person she met feel special, always making time
to listen with kindness and understanding. She provided a
model of a life well lived.
In lieu of flowers donation may be given in her memory to a
charity of one’s choice.
The funeral service will be held noon Sunday, May 6, at
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown, with burial in Degel
Israel Cemetery to follow. There will be no calling hours.
Information provided by Cleveland
Funeral Home, Inc. and Newzjunky.com, Watertown