2012-02-09 / Obituaries

Esther B. Hershey

McConnellsburg, 82

Esther Betty Hershey, 82, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Menno Haven Nursing Home in Chambersburg.

She was born January 17, 1930, in Orbisonia, the daughter of the late Elmer and Grace (Whitsel) King. She was married to Harold E. Hershey on September 18, 1948.

She was a member of My Father’s House Church in McConnellsburg.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Hershey, McConnellsburg; four children: Paul Duane Hershey of Plainfield, Pa.; Virginia C. Stains of Mercersburg; Gary Jack Hershey of Chambersburg; and Tanya Sue Hershey of Harrisonville; eight grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren; three siblings: Donald King of Shirleysburg; Kenneth King of Mt. Union; and Shirley Brown of Mt. Union.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Grace King, and one brother, Dean King

An evening of visitation will be held Wednesday, February 8, at My Father’s House Church in McConnellsburg, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m..

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2012, at 11 a.m., at My Father’s House Church. Interment will be at Mt. Tabor Church of the Nazarene Cemetery. Rev. Bill Chilcote will officiate.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Inc., 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, will handle the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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