Esther Jane Ferguson

Esther Jane Ferguson, 66, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday at her residence.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Esther J. (Hockenberry) Chesney and the late Fred Chesney. She married Amos H. Ferguson, and he preceded her in death in 1983.

Surviving are a daughter, Lisa A. Chesney; two grandchildren; a sister, Debbie Sipes of Altoona; a brother, Brian Chesney Sr. of Hollidaysburg; and her mother of Hollidaysburg.

She was preceded in death by three infant children: Donald, Melissa and Mary; and a brother, Freddie.

Esther was a 1965 graduate of Altoona High School and had been employed as a nurse’s aide at Mercy Hospital and Hillview Nursing Home, Altoona. She was a member of Fourth Street Church of God and the Bavarian Aid Society and was a social member of the Newburg Fire Company Association.

Esther enjoyed spending time with her grandson, William, helping others, dancing and listening to music, especially the “oldies.”

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, the Rev. Jon R. Neely officiating. Interment will be at Morrisville Cemetery, Petersburg.