Esta Louise Shellenberger
was born on 20 November 1907 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. She was the daughter of William R. Shellenberger
and Elsie J. Cully
. Esta Louise Shellenberger married Morgan G. Dellinger
, son of Benjamin Franklin Dellinger
and Susan Shepp
, on 25 February 1928 at York Co., Pennsylvania
; Wedding announcement from a 27 February 1928 York newspaper:
"COUPLE MARRIED BY REV. W.S. KERSHNER
Morgan G. Dellinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Dellinger, 249 East Philadelphia street, and Miss Esta L. Shellenberger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Shellenberger, 719 Wallace street, were married at 6 o'clock Saturday evening.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. Sherman Kershner, pastor Heidelberg Reformed church, at the home of the bride's parents. The ring ceremony was used.
After the ceremony a supper was served to the immediate families. Mr. and Mrs. Dellinger will live at 710 Wallace street, after a short wedding trip."
Esta Louise Shellenberger died on 6 August 1986 at York Co., Pennsylvania
, at age 78. She was New Tag Obituary from the Thursday 7 aug 1986 York Dispatch:
"Mrs. Esta L. Dellinger
Mrs. Esta L. Dellinger, 78, formerly of York RD 12, died at 7:59 p.m. Wednesday at Manor Care Barley Kingston Court.
She was the wife of the late Morgan G. Dellinger.
Mrs. Dellinger had formerly resided with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin E. Fauth.
Mrs. Dellinger was born in York County and was the daughter of the late William R. and Elsie J. Cully Shellenberger.
She was a former custodian at St. John Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) School for seven years. She was a member of Canadochly United Church of Christ and its Seniors Group, and was a Comrade of the Bible Class of the Sunday school.
Mrs. Dellinger was also a member of East York Chapter 2322 American Association of Retired Persons.
A daughter - Mrs. Jane E. Nelson, Denver, Colo.
Four sons - Morgan G. Dellinger, Jr., Thornville, Ohio; Richard F. Dellinger, Red Lion; William B. Dellinger, Dover; and Robert E. Dellinger, Darien, Ga.
Twenty-three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Wm. J. Workinger Funeral Home Inc., 849 E. Market St. and at 9 a.m. at Candochly United Church of Christ.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Canadochly Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Alfred G. Sandrock, pastor of Locust Grove United Church of Christ, and the Rev. Charles F. Glass, retired United Church of Christ minister and Mrs. Dellinger's former pastor. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to York Unit, American Cancer Society, 100 S. George St., York, Pa. 17401, or to Canadochly United Church of Christ, York RD 12, Pa., 17406."
Obituary from the Friday August 8, 1986 York Dispatch:
"DELLINGER - On August 6, 1986 at 7:59 p.m. at the Manor Care (Barley Kingston Court). Esta L. Shellenberger Dellinger, wife of the late Morgan G. Dellinger, formerly of York RD 12 at the residence of her daughter & son-in-law Mr. & Mrs. Alvin E. Fauth, age 78 yrs., 8 mos., 16 days.
Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at Canadochly UCC, York RD 12.
Interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Viewing Friday 7-9 p.m. from the Wm. J. Workinger Funeral Home, Inc., 849 E. Market St. & Saturday 1 hour prior to service at the church.
Memorials may be offered to the York Unit of the American Cancer Society, 100 S. George St., York, Pa. 17401 or to Canadochly UCC, York RD 12, 17406."
On 7 August 1986 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. She was buried on 9 August 1986 at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Springettsbury Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania