ESTHER, 1908-2008, Woman of Valor; beloved wife of the late Morris Skaist; mother of Barbara Duchovnay and Marjorie Goldberg; cherished grandmother of Alan Duchovnay, Andrew Duchovnay, Mathew Goldberg, and Lisa Goldberg. She is survived by three loving great-grandchildren, Sara, Hillary, Marley Duchovnay, and the sister of Ehtel Balansoff and Arthur Goldstein. Eshter was a vibrant and long-term resident of Martin's Run Senior Residential Community, teaching knitting and working in the Commissary. Esther touched the lives of all who knew her. A private service has been requested by the family; the family is observing Shiva at the Duchovnay residence eon October 6th and 7th. Expressions of sympathy may include contributions to Martin's Run, Media, PA, or any charity of choice.