Ester Abrio Cortez Claphan

May 14, 1953 - December 23, 2015
Ester Abrio Cortez Claphan

Ester Abrio Cortez Claphan, 62, of Jacksonville NC passed away on Wednesday December 23, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington NC.

Born and educated in the Philippines, she was the daughter of the late Gregorio and Visitacion (Abrio) Cortez. Ester was a homemaker and enjoyed baking, particularly desserts.

She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Byron Albert Claphan Sr. and also by two sons, Byron Albert Claphan Jr. and William Albert Claphan, all of Jacksonville, NC. In addition, she is survived by one sister, Doris Dunn of Chula Vista, CA and one grandchild.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral Cremation
1535 S. 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-791-7099


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