March 11, 1930 – January 29, 2022
Of White Bear Lake
Passed away peacefully on January 29, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Preceded in death by husband Tom; daughter Nancy Schmitz; parents James & Lucille Tricarico and brother-in-law Don Salerno. Survived by children Cathy, Tom III (Pamela), Mary Josephine, James (Umaima), & Michael (Marie); 8 granchildren; 7 great grandchildren; son-in-law Steve Schmitz; siblings Ralph Tricarico (Lucille), Marie Bennardo (Tony) & Cathy Salerno plus other relatives and friends. Esther’s primary job was raising her 6 children and later in life she was involved with many charities & was politically active in campaigns on both sides of the aisle. She also served on the Met Council for a number of years. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 11:00 am at ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3878 Highland Avenue, White Bear Lake with visitation one hour before the Mass at church. Memorials preferred to Salvation Army.
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