Beatrice (McLaughlin) Nester, 87, wife of the late Leonard E. "Dutch" Nester, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Keystone Villa, Douglassville. She was a former resident of 411 N. Lewis Road, Royersford.
Mrs. Nester was born on Oct. 24, 1925, in the Creamery section of Skippack Twp. She was a daughter of the late Norman H. and M. Irene (Dinkelocker) McLaughlin.
Before she retired, Mrs. Nester was a floral designer at the Amarnek Flower Shop, Spring City and a nursing aide at the Phoenixville Hospital. She was a member of First United Church Of Christ in Royersford.
Mrs. Nester is survived by her children, Beverly L., wife of Gregory Fisher, of Pottstown, and Randy Nester, of New Hanover Twp., as well as her siblings, Arthella Peck, of Phoenixville, Henrietta, wife of Elwood Erney, of Benton, and Harriet Rahmer, of Lancaster, and three grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at First United Church Of Christ, 367 Washington St., Royersford, with the Rev. Kate Davidheiser, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Limerick Garden Of Memories, Limerick Twp. Friends may call from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, at church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice Foundation, Suite 332, 4 Park Plaza Wyomissing, PA 19610 in her name. Arrangements are by Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc., Trappe.