Nelson T. Eshelman, 85

January 13, 2009

JULY 15, 1923-JAN. 11, 2009

Nelson T. Eshelman, 85, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at his home.

Born July 15, 1923, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Ray and Nellie Pine Eshelman.

He was a self-employed contractor.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Williamsport American Legion.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Virginia Eshelman; one sister, Verna Welty of Tampa, Fla.; and one brother, Harold Eshelman of Smithsburg.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. The Rev. Quentin Fleming will officiate. Military honors will be accorded following the service by the Maryland National Honor Guard.


At the family's request, there will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagers-town, MD 21742.

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