Samuel L. Esh

Samuel L. Esh


     Samuel L. Esh, 90, of 3831 Old Philadelphia Pike, Gordonville, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at home.  Born in Hatville, he was the son of the late Jacob and Rachel Smoker Esh. He was the husband of Rebecca Smucker Esh.  Samuel was a retired farmer and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

     Surviving in addition to his wife are: three daughters, Barbara Ann wife of Eli Smucker, Kinzers, Anna Ruth wife of Amos Riehl, Gordonville, Rachel wife of Emanuel Esh, Paradise; three sons, Jacob husband of Anna Stoltzfus Esh, Gordonville, Samuel Jr. husband of Fannie Petersheim Esh, Bird-in-Hand, Ivan husband of Sue Fisher Esh, Gordonville; 31 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Annie wife of the late Henry Lapp, Barbara wife of John U. Lapp; one brother, Dan husband of Lena Esh.

     He was preceded in death by: one sister, Lena Esh Beiler; three great-grandchildren.

     Funeral services will be held from the Jacob Esh residence, 3829 Old Philadelphia Pike, Gordonville on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM with interment following in Dry Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the late home from the time of this notice until the service.  Kindly omit flowers.

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