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Esther Mae Styers

May 28, 1931 — October 24, 2021


Esther Mae Styers, 90, of Mifflinburg entered into rest at 10:11AM on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at her residence.

Born on May 28, 1931 in Rush Twp., Northumberland County, a daughter of the late Robert Clayton and Elise Myra (Prowant) Hackenberg. On November 23, 1951 in the Mifflinburg Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Fred Pick she married Donald E. Styers, who survives.

She was a graduate of Mifflinburg High School class of 1946.

Esther worked as a certified nurses aide at the former Laurelton Center and Bakers Convalescent Home, and Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, retiring in the mid 1990's.  Following retirement she continued to work as a private duty caregiver.

She was a member of Mifflinburg Church of the Nazarene, where she assisted with bible school programs.

Esther enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, and family gatherings.

She loved to take care of her husband, spend time with family and loved ones, and read her daily devotions.

Surviving in addition to her loving husband of 69 years, Don, are five children, Dale and Wendy Styers of New Columbia, Cindy and Steve Wagner of Lewisburg, Barry and Crystal Styers of Mifflinburg, Pam and Jerry Bergenstock of Lewisburg, Dawn and Dennis Pick of Machipongo, VA, 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, one sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Ralph Sauers of Fort Mill, SC.

She was preceded in death by one child in infancy, two brothers and five sisters: Kenneth Hackenberg, Nancy Pursley, Audrey "June" Bouy, Harry "Bud" Hackenberg, Ann Robbins, Bonnie School, Alice "Gerti" Vanatta.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from  10-11 am on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Mifflinburg Church of the Nazarene, 12 Market Street, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 11 with Pastor Wayne S. Krell officiating. The family asks that those attending wear masks.

Interment will be in Hartleton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Esther's memory may be sent to either the Mifflinburg Church of the Nazarene, 12 Market Street, Mifflinburg PA, 17844 or Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601 .

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.

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