Esther P Light

June 6, 1927 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 94)


Esther Plantowsky Light passed away on Friday, April 1, 2022. She was born in Galveston, Texas, on June 6, 1927, to the late Max and Rose Spice Plantowsky. She had attended the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.  She was the wife for 61 years to the late Dr. Sidney S. Light. Esther is survived by her daughter, Simona Light Herring, of Birmingham, Alabama, and her son, Ronald Light of Metairie, Louisiana.
She is also survived by her two grandchildren, Rose Herring Cobb (Thomas) and Wesley Herring, of Birmingham, Alabama, two great granddaughters, Sidney Callaway Cobb and Charlotte Esther Cobb of Birmingham, Alabama, her sister, Leah Stone as well as many nieces and nephews. Her son, Richard Light, son-in-law, Charles C. Herring, and sister, Saralyn Bronfin preceeded her in death.
Esther was a member of Gates of Prayer Synagogue, Shir Chadash Synagogue and Shir Chadash Sisterhood. She was also a life member of Hadassah. Private Gravesite Services are pending. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.

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