AshburyEsther Ashbury, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in her 93rd year.

Born in Hanover, daughter of the late Henry and Catherine (Sachs) Schuknecht.  Esther and her husband Stanley owned and operated an Antique Store until retiring to Hanover.

Survived by brother Don (Isabel) Schuknecht of Guelph and several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by husband Stanley Ashbury and a sister Jean Bruegeman.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:00 am, at St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church. Rev. John Polacok officiating.  Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the St. Matthews Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at

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