Esther Teresa Conrad

December 27, 1929August 9, 2022
Obituary of Esther Teresa Conrad
Esther (Crosley) Conrad, 92, of Mechanicsburg passed away August 9, 2022. She was born December 27, 1929 in Steelton, PA to the late Andrew and Lillian (Hesson) Crosley. Esther graduated from Catholic High in 1948. She was a stay at home mother for most of her life until her later years where she worked for PRVCA with her husband. Esther was a proud Grace United Methodist Church member and volunteer, she loved being an Easter Egg “shaper” and a sleeping mat “plarner”. Esther always had a smile on her face and loved her family dearly. She will be remembered for her annual spring contests, such as who could spot the first robin or wild violet of the year and for calling everyone “Honey”. Esther is survived by her children, Robert (Wendy) Conrad of Hummelstown, Mary Shepley of Mechanicsburg, Joanne (Dave) Conrad of Harrisburg, Therese (Richard) Finney, and Joanne (McCarthy) Shearer of Florida; 22 grandchildren and many great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, Andrew and Lillian Crosley; foster parents, Red and Dotty McCarthy; husband, Albert Conrad; daughter, Patricia (Warren) Hoffman; and sister, Margaret (Crosley) Husic. A visitation will be held at Cremation and Burial Society of Pennsylvania, 4100 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109 on Friday, August 12, 2022 from 10-11 am with a funeral service to follow. Esther lived a simple life, with that in mind, the family asks those in attendance to wear your comfy clothes and celebrate what matters! In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Grace UMC, 216 S. Market Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17955.

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