She was married to the late Mike Cody, who died in 1959.
Born in Worcester, MA she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Matrona Prowker.
Esther retired from TRW of Burlington in 1983, where she worked as an assembler. She had previously worked for Sylvania of Lowell and several other small textile companies in Lowell.
She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.
Esther enjoyed caring for her lawn, gardening, cooking and crocheting. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
She was a lifetime member of the Chelmsford Senior Center.
Esther was a devoted foster parent to many children for ten years.
She is survived by her son-in-law, Earl Guilmette of N. Chelmsford; three grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.
Esther was the mother of the late Blanche “Bunny” Guilmette of N. Chelmsford who died January 29, 2016. She was the sister of the late Tony Prowker, Andrew Prowker, John Prowker, Alex Prowker, Ann Flanders and Sophia Watson.
There are no visiting hours. A private funeral was held yesterday. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA 978-251-4041.