Esther Elizabeth Gariety
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Esther Elizabeth Gariety
  • April 3, 1932 - December 16, 2017
  • Russia, Ohio

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Esther Elizabeth Gariety, age 85, of Russia, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at the Versailles Care Center, Versailles, Ohio. She was born April 3, 1932 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late John and Cecilia Leugers. She married Carl L. Gariety on June 2nd, 1956 at St Bernards Catholic Church, Burkettsville, Ohio.
She is survived by sons and daughters in law, Thomas & Dorothy Gariety of Russia, Kenneth & Ann Gariety of Russia and Gregory & Connie Gariety of Russia; daughter and son in law, Deborah & Jeff Wirrig of Bradford; grandchildren, Nicole & Jon Keller, Chad & Amy Gariety, Megan & Doug Knapke, Samantha and Derek Sword, Zachary Gariety, Austin, Allison, Audrey and Alana Gariety, Marissa & Brandon Wirrig, Brooke & Aaron Condon, Justin, Jordan, Jacob and Eliza Gariety; great grandchildren, Waylon, Maverick, Archer, and Roscoe Keller, Henry and Maxwell Knapke: sister in laws MaryEllen Thobe, Iona Gariety, Mary Leugers, and brother in law Jack Shipley; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her beloved husband Carl, brother Charles Leugers and sisters, Margine George, Lucille Leugers and Alvera Mangen,; sister in law: Joann Shipley and brothers in law, Jerry Thobe, Paul Gariety, Harold Gariety, Loren Mangen, & Lester George
Esther was retired from Shep's Golden Lantern of 25 years. She helped out on the family farm. She was a 1950 graduate of Ansonia High School. She was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church. Esther enjoyed sewing and embroidering, working in her garden and flower beds. Spending time with her children, and caring for her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her companion Boots, the family dog.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Wednesday December 20, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Remy Catholic Church, 108 East Main St., Russia, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Martin Fox and Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Remy Catholic Cemetery, Russia, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday December 19, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Russia Fire Department or to the donor's choice.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com