Obituary Ethel E. Winters
Ethel E. Winters, 89, of Hershey, PA and formerly of Fredericksburg, PA, passed away on April 11, 2012 at Country Meadows, Hershey, PA.
Born in Metuchen, NJ, she was the daughter of Robert and Lilian Fitch Estoppey, both deceased.
Richard D. Winters, her husband of over sixty years, died in January 2011.
Survivors include her son Richard T. Winters, his wife Diana and their son, Jake, her daughter Jill and husband Edmund Peckelun.
Also surviving is her sister, Doris Tidroski of Whiting, NJ. Her brother, Royden Estoppey and sister, Marjorie Christopher predeceased her.
After graduating from Rutgers University, Ethel worked setting piece-rates for Western Electric Co. and for Rutgers University as a psychometrician.
Ethel worked as office manager for her husband in R. D. Winters Supply Co. Inc. and R. D. Winters, Inc. for twenty-five years. After retirement she continued working as his secretary in compilation of his WWII memories in preparation for the book Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose for the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, and assisted in his memoir Beyond Band of Brothers.
As time permitted she was an avid reader, gardener, and volunteer at Senior Meals and for the Hershey Public Library.
In remembrance, Ethel suggested that you donate a book or funds to your local library.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on April 20, 2012 at Paul L. Gravenor Home For Funerals, 100 W. Main St., Ephrata, PA 17522. The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m.
To offer your condolences visit gravenorhomeforfunerals.com http://www.pennlive.com/obits
Published in Patriot-News on April 13, 2012 .SIGN GUESTBOOK: http://www.legacy.com/guestbook/pennliv ... 9&cid=full