Esther Peachey-Moyer (1933 - 2015)

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Esther Peachey-Moyer, 81, Harrisonburg, passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Crestwood of the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community.
Born Sept. 23, 1933, in Bellville, she was the daughter of the late Jacob King and Mary Gertrude Peachey.
After high school. Esther spent 10 years assisting in a mission church in Crenshaw, under Locust Grove Mennonite Church. She then moved to Maumee, Ohio and became the executive secretary at Sunshine, a residential facility for developmentally disabled children. Retiring after 31 years, she later married Richard S. Moyer and moved back to Crenshaw. Esther and Richard moved to VMRC in 2010 due to his declining health and he passed away in 2012.
In all circumstances, Esther's strong faith in the Lord was evidenced by her kind and caring spirit. Her love and affirmation made a great difference in people's lives.    
On July 13, 2002, she married Richard S. Moyer who preceded her in death Feb.10, 2012.
Surviving are three stepchildren: Lynnette Hughes, Dan Moyer and Darlis Moyer; two sisters, Orpha Yoder of Scranton, Saloma Gauthier of California; a nephew, Michael Yoder; four stepgrandchildren: Amy Braden, Adam, Aaron and Anna Hughes; and two great-nieces, Ellery and Anniston.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Strite Auditorium of VMRC with Pastors Duane Yoder and Deb Horst. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sunshine Foundation, 1041 Mill Creek Drive, Feasterville, PA. 19053 or to Every Home For Christ, 640 Chapel Hill Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 89020.
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Published in The Courier Express from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2015