Esther M. Pearson, 80, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on August 1, 2017. She was the widow of Leroy Pearson, Sr.

Born in Fredericksburg, VA, December 14, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Charles Q. Anderson and Sally Witcher Anderson.

A memorial service to celebrate Mrs. Pearson’s life and legacy will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven.