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Esther June Blauch 91, Ephrata Manor resident, retiree of Manheim Township school district
Esther June (Scott) Blauch, 91, of Ephrata, passed away February 22, 2014.
She was born June 4, 1922 in Cumberland, MD to the late Raymond A. and Melvina (Kelly) Scott of Short Gap, WV.
Esther was preceded in death by her husband, Haven K. Blauch, on October 19, 2001 and two daughters who died shortly after birth.
Esther was retired from the Manheim Township school system, Neffsville.
Surviving are three daughters: Carolyn Hertzog, Pa., Stacey Campbell and husband Hazzard, Tenn., Kathleen Beamesderfer and friend Daniel Weik, Pa.; two sons: Eric Blauch and friend Robin McGinnis and Kevan Blauch, Pa.; seven grandchilden; Colleen Johnson, Timothy Hertzog and wife Jaime, Erica Adams and husband Steven, Scott Blauch and wife Kristi, Heather Beamesderfer, Amanda Bordon and husband Lefane, Jessica Starner and husband Kevin, all of Pa.; three step-grandchildren: Tammy Thomason and husband Hank, Matthew Campbell, Melissa Elliott and husband Josh, Ky.; 12 great-grandchildren: Brittany and Aleah Hertzog, Katelyn Hertzog, LeAnne and Jared Adams, Isabella Blauch, Konisha, Tyler and Jordan Beamesderfer, Wesley Bordon, Kevin, III and Kelsey Starner; eight step great-grandchildren: Nicholas, Zachary and Christopher Thomason, Emily Paige, Cloe and Josh Blake Elliott, Jonathan and Brian Campbell, Ky.; five sisters-in-law: Darlene Gulino and Loretta Thomas of Short Gap, W.V., Ruth Blauch, Fla., Doris Blauch, Tenn. and Jennie Blauch, Romney, W.V.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Staff at Ephrata Manor for the care they gave their Mother for the past few years.
At her request, she was cremated. The Paul L. Gravenor Funeral Home, Ephrata, was in charge of the cremation.
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