Esther Mazzola

September 17, 1944 - July 19, 2016
Kalamazoo, MI



Saturday, July 23, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Life Story Funeral Homes - Betzler
Kalamazoo Location
6080 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-2900
Driving Directions


Saturday, July 23, 2016
1:30 PM EDT
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
2003 Mt. Olivet Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
(269) 342-9585


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Residential Opportunities, Inc.
1100 South Rose Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
(269) 343-3731
Web Site


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Web Site

Life Story / Obituary


Age 71, died July 19, 2016 in Orlando, FL. Esther was born September 17, 1944, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Anthony and Mary (Cekola) Mazzola. She was preceded in death by her parents and by a brother, Tony Mazzola. Surviving are 2 siblings: Ciro Mazzola (Ellen Fiedler, Ph.D) and Marie (Raymond) Kuehl; nieces and nephews: Tony (Heidi) Mazzola, Christine (Matt) Longshore, Simon, JD (Alison) Mazzola, Laura Mazzola, PhD, Joseph (Surina) Mazzola and Amanda Mazzola and her extended family from Residential Opportunity Inc. Visit with family and friends on Saturday from 11AM-1PM at the Life Story Funeral Homes, Betzler – Kalamazoo; 6080 Stadium Drive (269-375-2900). Graveside services will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Please visit Esther’s personal web page at, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo of her and sign her online guestbook before coming to the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Residential Opportunity Inc. (ROI).