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Esther M. Wasser

Esther M. Wasser, 90 of Greenville, formerly of Washington, NJ, passed away on January 8, 2022 at St. Paul’s in Greenville. Esther was born in Sandy Lake on June 26, 1931 to the late Frederick and Esther Lou Ellen (Greggs) Vath. She was a graduate of Sandy Lake High School. Esther worked as a homemaker taking care of her husband and children and also assisted at her husband's veterinary Hospital.

Esther was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Washington, NJ, she was a member of the Fire Department Auxiliary in Washington, NJ and the Veterinary Auxiliary of New Jersey. Esther enjoyed going horseshoe pitching with her husband, square-dancing, baking and sewing in her free time.

Esther married her beloved husband, Dr. Louis “Doc” Wasser, in 1955. He preceded her in death in 2005.

Left to cherish her memory are her four sons: Timothy and wife Donna of Lenhartsville, PA, William of Fayette, MO, Douglas and wife Diane of Kunkletown, PA, and John and his wife Betty of Hazen, NJ; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three step-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; sisters: Faye Marie, Nancy, Marian, and Sherry, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Esther was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rose and Black Funeral home & Crematory, Inc. Stoneboro & Sandy Lake.

Celebration of Life Services in PA and NJ will be announced at a later date.

Memorials may be made in Esther’s name to the Washington Twp Fire Dept., 16 Pleasant Valley Road, Washington, NJ, or to St. Jude’s, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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My sincere sympathy to the sons and their family of Aunt Esther. Also to her sisters.

Maxine Jan 14 2022 12:28 PM

Mrs. Wasser was the epitome of a wonderful neighbor: so giving and kind. Doc and Mrs. Wasser would come over for visits and chat with us so often. I have many happy childhood memories of these two special people. Sending prayers and condolences to the Wasser family.

Gina Renner Jan 11 2022 9:40 PM

Esther was one special lady, the greatest of the great! Our family will always be blessed for having her in our lives. She meant so much to all of us. Our deepest sympathies to all.

John & Tracy Kerkendall & family Jan 11 2022 7:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Esther Wasser

Chad and Cindy Yeager Jan 11 2022 6:32 PM

Please extend my sympathies to the family. Donna. Rev. Jack Davies

J W Davies Jan 10 2022 7:22 PM

Condolences to the Wasser family from the Trivette and Schnetzer families. I have many fond memories of Esther and Doc!

Nancy Jan 10 2022 7:20 PM