Esther Kenagy

BEAVERCREEK — Esther Roberta Brotzman Kenagy, age 79, of Beavercreek, died on July 9, 2014. Esther was born February 20, 1935 at Magee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA to William S. and Lenoir S. Brotzman. Raised in Worthington, PA, Esther graduated from Penn State in June 1957 with a degree in Home Economics. That same month, she married Lloyd Neil Kenagy of Huntingdon Valley, PA. Esther is survived by her husband Neil; son David (Robin) Kenagy, daughters Carolyn (Thomas) Sweeney & Audrey (John) Brandmeier; grandchildren Michael (Maurine) & Patrick Sweeney, Joshua & Elizabeth Kenagy, and Christopher, Anna & Laura Brandmeier; great-grandchildren Joshua's Aaron, plus Michael & Maurine's Eli & Aran; and sister Harriet (Robert) Boedecker. Esther was devoted to making a strong and supportive home for her much-loved family. She served as a family support volunteer for the American Red Cross at Kirtland AFB NM, Fort Douglas UT and Wright-Patterson AFB OH. As a life-long Presbyterian, church and church activities were important to Esther in each community she lived. An active member of Memorial Presbyterian in Xenia, she managed all activities of the kitchen for many years, served as an Elder and Deacon, and was a member of the Chancel Choir and Covenant Sunday School class. Visitation will be 6 to 8 PM on Friday July 11 at Tobias Funeral Home in Beavercreek. Services will be at 11 AM Saturday July 12 at Memorial Presbyterian Church. Burial to follow at Elder's Ridge (PA) cemetery.

Funeral Home

Tobias Funeral Home - Beavercreek Chapel
3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd Dayton, OH 45432
(937) 427-1361
Published in Xenia Daily Gazette from July 9 to July 10, 2014