Edith Maier Esposito, 86, passed away in her sleep peacefully at home Thursday evening, May 17, 2012. Born in Boppard am Rhein, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy and Marshall Maier.
In 1985, she moved to Hendersonville from Long Island, NY. She was an original member of the Long Island Chapter of Motor Maids of America and Past President of the Orange Juice Reamers Collectors Club. Mrs. Esposito delighted in antiquing and going to garage sales and owned various shops in Hendersonville. She enjoyed traveling and camping and was an avid motorcyclist, riding for 50 years. She loved people.
Mrs. Esposito is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Nick Esposito of Hendersonville; daughter, Valerie Cunningham and husband, Terrence, of Hendersonville; son, Nick Esposito and wife, Eileen, of Jericho, NY; grandchildren, Krystyn Smith and husband, Joseph, of Charlotte, Kasey Eastep and husband, Shawn, of Pollocksville; Lauren Esposito of Melbourne, FL; and Nicholas Esposito of Jericho, NY; great-grandchild, Gavin Eastep; and several nieces and nephews, including nephew, Raymond Esposito.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Sunday, May 20, 2012 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Reverend Alan Taylor will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.