04 August 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Esther Fry Eckman

Esther Fry Eckman, age 87, of 39 Eckman Lane, Conowingo, Md., died Thursday evening at Clavert Manor Nursing Home, Rising Sun, Md. She was the widow of Leo A. Eckman who died February 18, 2001.

Born in Fulton Township, Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late George Harvey and Attie Steele Fry. A homemaker, she was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Peach Bottom.

Surviving are two sons, Leo Allan, married to Joan Eckman Jr. and Robert Eckman, both of Rising Sun, Md.; a daughter, Faye Eckman, with whom she resided; a grandson, Michael, married to Jennifer Eckman of Rising Sun; and one great-grandson, Jake Eckman; a brother, George, married to Dorothy Fry of Conowingo. Esther was preceded in death by a brother, James Fry and a sister, Helen Benjamin.

Funeral services will be from Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Pilottown Road, Peach Bottom, Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Cheryl J. Zegers officiating. Interment will follow in Little Britain Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service. Kindly omit flowers. Contributions may be made in Esther s memory to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2, Peach Bottom, PA 17563. Reynolds Funeral Home, Quarryville, PA serving the family. www.reynoldsfuneralhome.net


NOTE: The obit appeared in the Lancaster Newspapers.

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