Erla Ann (Steed) Esposito

April 24, 1943 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 78)


Erla Ann (Steed) Esposito, age 78, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2022. Loving wife of the late Samuel F. Esposito. Long-time companion of Robert Shaw. Beloved mother of Tia Esposito of Jacksonville, FL, Gina Achin and her husband Doug of Cohasset, and Wendy Mazer and her late husband Russell of Cohasset. Loving Mimi and Kiki of Samuel Joseph Davis and wife Chelsea, Dakota Achin and Samuel Mazer. Loving aunt, sister, family member and friend.

Erla Ann was raised in Hull and was a graduate of Hull High School, Class of 1961. She later moved to Cohasset after her marriage to Sam. She held many jobs throughout her life, but is best known for her work at South Shore Music Circus and S.F. Esposito Nursery. She loved to travel, especially to Italy with Sam and more recently traveling with Bob.


Family and friends are invited to visiting hours on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 4-7 pm in McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer Street (across from St. Anthony Church), Cohasset, MA. Masks are respectfully requested. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 10 am in the First Baptist Church, 85 Main St (downtown, next to Loring Hall Cinema), Hingham, MA. 02043, which will be livestreamed. Masks are required within the sanctuary for the safety of all. Interment Woodside Cemetery, Cohasset, MA.  

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January 14, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
160 South Main Street, P.O. BOX 431 (actual 1 Summer St.)
Cohasset, MA 02025

Funeral Service
January 15, 2022

10:00 AM

Video is available for this event

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