Catherine E. Gesford, 79, of East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019.
Born July 16, 1940 in Orwin, she was a daughter of the late Woodrow and Helen (Donton) Epler and also preceded in death by her son Daniel L. Gesford.
Formerly employed by Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, Palmyra and Chocolate World, Hershey, she grew up in Campbelltown and attended Hershey High School. She was a member of Fishburn United Methodist Church, Hershey and enjoyed knitting and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband of 55 years Donald W. Gesford; daughters Donna Gesford of Harrisburg, Debra, wife of Daniel Grumbine of Hummelstown, Linda, widow of Bim Kerlin of Grantville and Cindy, wife of David Felty of Bethel; sister Louise Seiple; brother Richard Epler; ten grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Buse Funeral Home, 9066 Jonestown Road, Grantville preceded by a viewing beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.
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