Higgins, Hester A., Saginaw, Michigan


Loving sister and aunt passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at her home. Age 92 years. Daughter of the late Cyril and Elizabeth (Foht) Higgins, Hester was born November 17, 1922 in Saginaw, Michigan. She received an Associate’s Degree in Business from Siena Heights University. Hester was a former member of Pine Tree Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association and Chi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Society. She was employed at the Diocese of Saginaw from 1942 to 1992 and served on several diocesan committees. Hester was inducted in the Saginaw Catholic School Hall of Fame. Surviving are her brother, Gerald Higgins of Saginaw with whom she made her home; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews, and great-great-nieces and great-great nephews, her caregiver and grand- niece, Katy Vanliew, and her caregiver, Kathy Sanburn. Hester was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth Steinpres, Eileen Higgins and one brother Curtis (Ann Marie) Higgins. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Dominic Parish, St. Stephen Catholic Church site, 1310 Malzahn, Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Steven M. Gavit will officiate with entombment in St. Andrew Mausoleum. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, where the family will be present on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Dominic Parish. www.snowfuneralhome.net.