Posted Nov. 02, 2009, at 7:39 p.m.

ROCKLAND – Esther M. Schramm, 92, died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Knox Center for Long Term Care, Rockland. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at Achorn Cemetery, Old County Road, Rockland. A reception will be at 104 Limerock St., Rockland. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Knox County Nurse’s Guild, care of Janet Watkinson, treasurer, P.O. Box 341, Owls Head, ME 04854; Rockville Community Chapel Association, care of Fran Hart, 12 Vinal St., Rockport, ME; or the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. To leave online condolences, please visit obituaries at