Wilda I. Eschbach, 83

NOV. 29, 1928-OCT. 29, 2012

October 30, 2012
  • Eschbach

Wilda I. (Culp) Eschbach, 83, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport, Md.

Born Nov. 29, 1928, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Harry Clifford and Jessie (Stotler) Culp.

Wilda retired in 1988 from the Department of Agriculture.

She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Boonsboro.

Wilda is survived by her husband, Robert A. Eschbach of Boonsboro; one daughter, Margaret E. Viegas and husband, Roque, of Bowie, Md.; one son, Robert A. Eschbach and wife, Barbara, of Sharpsburg; two sisters, Shirley and husband, Donald Faith, of Hagerstown, and Sue Gregory and husband, Gordon, of Berkeley Springs; and two grandchildren, Robert A. and Karen Eschbach.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Paul C. Eschbach; a sister, Virginia DeLawder; and a brother, Leon Culp.

A Mass of Christian celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 121 N. Main St., Boonsboro. The Rev. John J. Jicha will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will be held privately by the family.

The family will receive friends Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, with prayers being offered at 7 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to St. James Catholic Church, 121 N. Main St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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