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Bernice Carolyn Eshelman

December 17, 1922 March 1, 2013
Bernice Carolyn Eshelman
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Obituary for Bernice Carolyn Eshelman

Bernice Carolyn Morgan Eshelman, 90, of Curwensville, passed away Friday March 1, 2013 at the Clearfield Hospital.  She had previously been a resident of Ridgeview Elder Care Center in Curwensville. 
 
Born December 17, 1922 in Graham Township, Clearfield County, she was the daughter of Mabel (Turner) Morgan Bock and George E. Morgan.  She was a 1942 graduate of Philipsburg High School.  She retired from the Clearfield County Prothonotary office after previously working for Marshall University in Huntingdon, WV and the former Brody’s in Clearfield.
 
She was a member of the Curwensville Presbyterian Church where she was a past Deacon and a member of the church choir.  She was also a member of the Curwensville Community Choir and a past member of the Clearfield Hobby Garden Club.
 
On October 10, 1942, she wed Robert C. Eshelman who preceded her in death on April 21, 1985.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Catherine Leigh Williams, and brothers John P. and Richard P. Morgan and a sister Elizabeth Jane Linberg.
 
Surviving are three children Carolyn J. Irwin and Robert C. Eshelman II and wife Paula both of Curwensville and Mary Elizabeth Langford and husband L.J. of Clinton, MO, 5 grandchildren Lance Langford and wife Christine of Springfield, MO, Jeff Langford and wife Sara of Liberty, MO, John T. Irwin and wife Sharon of Curwensville, Christopher J. Irwin and wife Allison of Maricopa, AZ, and Carolyn E. Wooden and husband Paul of Sarasota, FL.
 
In addition there are 8 great grandchildren 2 brothers and a sister.  James E. Morgan and wife Lorraine of Sun City, FL. Ruth Barfield of Pottstown, PA, and David K. Bock and wife Linda of Williamsport.
 
Funeral Services for Mrs. Eshelman will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville, on Wednesday March 6, 2013 at 10 AM, with the Reverend Charles R. Taber officiating.  Interment will be in the Bigler Cemetery, Bigler, PA.
 
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday March 5, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, and Wednesday from 9 AM until time of services.
 
The family suggests contributions be made in Mrs. Eshelman’s name to either the Ridgeview Elder Care Community Care Group c/o Mrs., Donna Veihdeffer 85 Elizabeth Street Curwensville, PA 16833 or the Bigler Cemetery Association c/o Mrs. Sally Morgan P.O. Box 450 Bigler, PA 16825.
 
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
 
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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