Esther M. Franze 95, of Jamestown, formally of Gowanda passed away Monday (April 27, 2020) in UPMC/ Chautauqua / Hospital in Jamestown. She was born July 8, 1924 in Little Valley the daughter of the late Sidney and Hazel King Worth. Esther was a graduate of Little Valley High School and in earlier years was employed by Moench Tanning Company in Gowanda. She is survived by her beloved companion Raemon Williams, sons Bruce (Takako) and Dennis (Sharon) Franze and daughter Kathy (David) Miller; 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Franze of 53 years, a son Ronald and infant son Dale, a brother Gordan Worth, a sister Thelma Hatch. Visitation will not be observed. Due to the Coronavirus restrictions a private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.