WARWICK, R.I. – Esther Geller died July 13 at West View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard Geller for 67 years. Born in the Bronx, New York, a daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Leinwand) Friedman, she had lived in Warwick for six years, previously living in Rockville Centre, New York.
She was owner of the former Elgen Books with her late husband, retiring six years ago. Esther earned an MLS from Simmons College, Boston, and was an active member of the Beatrix Potter Society.
She was the devoted mother of Mark Geller and his wife, Jocelyn, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Joshua Geller and his wife, Anna, of San Miguel De Allende, Mexico, and Naomi Geller Lipsky of West Warwick. She was the dear sister of the late Max Friedman and Anita Goldberg. She was the loving grandmother of Aaron, Julia, Hannah, David and Tenzin.
Contributions in her memory may be made to your favorite charity.