Esther Polsky

15-Aug-1917 - 31-Jul-2022

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory

Esther Polsky, daughter of Nathan and Augusta Brown, wife of the late Louis Polsky (1993), sister of the late Besse Mickelson, the late Alfred Brown, the late Dr, Lee Brown and sister–in-law of Louise Brown.

Loving mother of Dr. Ronald (Joanne) and Larry (Judi); beloved grandmother of Dr. Joshua Polsky (Dr. Elise Milrod), Mandi Chandler (Philip), Melissa Robson, and Jennifer Grosvenor (Bryan). Cherished great-grandmother of Emelia, Max, Jed, Charlie, Lucy, Jack, Ava, Sydney and Tessa. Also loved by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Esther and her twin sister Besse were well-known concert pianists, having performed as the Brown Twins on the radio and on stage in Windsor, Detroit, New York, and Washington D.C. She enjoyed spending time with her many friends but was happiest when surrounded by her loving family.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 11 am at the Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Congregation Beth El or the charity of your choice.

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Funeral Details

  • Interment

    Shaar Hashomayim

    Event Times:

    02-Aug-2022 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Posted by Ralph Giannotti | 03-Aug-2022

Dear Ron, Joanne, Larry, Josh, Mandi & Family, Please accept our sincerest condolences on the passing of Esther. I had the privilege of meeting Esther and her sister Besse at the office years ago, and still remember their stories with a smile. A life well lived! God Bless… Ralph & Antoinette Giannotti

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Posted by Robert Rubenstein | 02-Aug-2022

When I was 6 years old, I would often go down the alley from my house to Aunt Esther's house. I would knock on the back door and she would always invite me in for cookies. It was great to have such a loving, magical person living so close to me. Aunt Esther was wonderful. -Bobby Rubenstein

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