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Esther Mae Strite

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 11:00 am

Mt. Zion Mennonite Church Cemetery


 Esther Mae Strite, 85, of Boonsboro, MD, passed away, Sunday, November 1, 2020, at her home.

Born Saturday, December 22, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Preston Showalter and the late Florence (Martin) Showalter.

She was a member of North Side Mennonite Church. Esther volunteered at World Treasures, Cumberland Valley Relief Center, and Teen Missions International. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Nathan L. Strite; three daughters, LuAnn Baer (Lewis), Lucille Sweeney (Edward), Lisa Stoneham (James); two sons, Dale Strite (Kim), Darrel Strite (Penny); brother, Amos Showalter (Ada); sister, Alice Martin (Chester); 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 11:00 am, at the Mt. Zion Mennonite Church, 20544 Benevola Church Road Boonsboro, MD, with the Pastor Gary Zook officiating.

Family will receive friends at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cumberland Valley Relief Center, 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

Thinking of your family.

Paula Horley
Sharpsburg, MD

My condolences to Nathan and Esther's families. Esther was a lovely person, I was blessed to know her. Sending prayers to all. Fran Nicklas

Fran Nicklas
Hagerstown, MD

Seeing her at World Treasure was always a delight. Our loss is Heaven's gain. Prayers for the family.

Kathy Lamb
Maugansville, MD

So sorry. But now Esther is where she wanted to be.

Lisa Kennedy
Hagerstown, MD

Sincerest sympathies for your loss. I always looked forward to times spent with Esther at World Treasures and appreciated her encouragement and support. May you find comfort in all of the memories you created and shared over the years.

Ruth Martin
Hagerstown, Maryland

To nathan and family. Were so sorry for your loss. Esther was a sweet, kind, loving, friendly lady. We knew her from attending northside mennonite church. We definitely will miss her. She's now is the arms of our savior. Sending prayers.

Angie and buck goad
hagerstown, md

I am so sorry for Your loss. My thoughts and prayers are your family!

Detr a Marshall
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry for your loss! We have you in our thoughts and prayers!

Ron and Sharon Ingram
Sharpsburg, Maryland

My deepest sympathy on your loss. Till we meet again on that golden shore.

Leavitt R Horst Sr
Hagerstown, Maryland

Our hearts go out to your family on your loss. Praise that she is with out Lord and Savior and is at peace. May comfort your family during this difficult time. love and prayers Bob and Jackie Zeigler.

Jacqueline Zeigler
Boonsboro, MD

Mr. Strite and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. God Bless Wanda

Wanda Gay Poffenberger
Sharpsburg, Maryland

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you on the loss of your dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Jeff and Jody Parson
Rehoboth Beach , De

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