In memory of
Geraldine L. Espenshade
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In memory of
Geraldine L. Espenshade
Geraldine L. Espenshade, 93, of Harrisburg entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 29, 1926 in Harrisburg and was the loving daughter of the late Elsworth Daniel. and Bertha (Brubaker) Helm. She was a member of the First Church of the Brethren where she also served as a deacon. Geraldine enjoyed scrapbooking, bowling, reading, crossword puzzles, baking, and you could always find her in the kitchen cooking for her family. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo of 71 yrs; sister, Joanna Reyes; brother, Carl Helm. Geraldine is survived by her sons, Ronald L and James L. Espenshade; daughters, Ada Marie Espenshade, Linda K. Wilson, Mary L. Espenshade, Susan E. Espenshade Nancy L. Wolfgang, Barbara J. Espenshade; Ten grandchildren; Eighteen great-grandchildren. The service will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at Ebenezer Cemetery, Harrisburg. Memorial contributions can be made in Geraldine's name to the American Cancer Society, Rt 422 & Sipe Ave, Hershey, PA 17033 or Paxton Church of the Brethren, 6445 Lyters Ln., Harrisburg, PA 17111. The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 E. Main St. Middletown, PA with the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be made online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com www.pennlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Geraldine L. Espenshade
Geraldine L. Espenshade, 93, of Harrisburg entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 29, 1926 in Harrisburg and was the loving daughter of the late Elsworth Daniel. and Bertha (Brubaker) Helm. She was a member of the First Church of the Brethren where she also served as a deacon. Geraldine enjoyed scrapbooking, bowling, reading, crossword puzzles, baking, and you could always find her in the kitchen cooking for her family. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo of 71 yrs; sister, Joanna Reyes; brother, Carl Helm. Geraldine is survived by her sons, Ronald L and James L. Espenshade; daughters, Ada Marie Espenshade, Linda K. Wilson, Mary L. Espenshade, Susan E. Espenshade Nancy L. Wolfgang, Barbara J. Espenshade; Ten grandchildren; Eighteen great-grandchildren. The service will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at Ebenezer Cemetery, Harrisburg. Memorial contributions can be made in Geraldine's name to the American Cancer Society, Rt 422 & Sipe Ave, Hershey, PA 17033 or Paxton Church of the Brethren, 6445 Lyters Ln., Harrisburg, PA 17111. The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 E. Main St. Middletown, PA with the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be made online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com www.pennlive.com/obits
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Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home & Crematory Services Inc
260 E. Main St
Middletown, PA 17057
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