Esther Hiler

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414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 2/23/2010 16:00:00

422 W. Mansfield Street New Washington OH 44854 2/24/2010 10:30:00

Esther Elizabeth (Schriner) Hiler, age 83, of Chatfield Township beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at home with her husband and loving family by her side.
She was born on August 29, 1926 the second of seven children in Reed Township, Seneca County to the late John & Cecilia (Wirth) Schriner.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Kermit Joseph Hiler, whom she wed on October 5, 1946, at the Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Attica, Ohio.
Her children include the late Judy Crist (4 children and 7 grandchildren); Sharon (Elmer) Kuhn (4 children and 4 grandchildren) of Canton, Donna (Keith) Naufzinger (2 children and 5 grandchildren) of Bucyrus, Linda (Terry) Davis (2 children and 1 grandchild) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dennis (Carol) Hiler (3 children and 2 grandchildren) of Bucyrus, Abbie (John) Fuller (3 children) of Mansfield, and Eric (Beth) Hiler (3 children) of Tiro.
Esther Hiler was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy (Hiler) Crist formerly of Marshallville, Ohio who died in 1992; grandchild, Adam Kuhn of Canton, Ohio in 2009; and brother, Alfred Schriner formerly of California;
Surviving brothers and sisters are: Pauline (Dick) Reinbold and Lucille (Mike) Lengyel of Florida, Donald (Ann) Schriner of Willard, Robert (Carol) Schriner of Mansfield, and William (Chris) Schriner of Tiffin, Ohio.
Living all her life near or around New Washington, she was a member of Saint Bernard’s Church in New Washington for 64 years. She was a member of Rosary Altar Society, Loyal Christian Benefit Association, and American Legion Auxiliary for 39 years. Esther spent many hours with the arthritis group at the YMCA of Bucyrus, at times teaching the exercise class.
She was a homemaker, enjoyed making comforters and nativity sets for all her children and grandchildren, sewing and cooking for her family. She loved raising peacocks and turkeys, sharing them with preschool groups.
Her family will have calling hours from 4-7 P.M. on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington. Funeral services on Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington, with Fr. Tommy Rodrigues officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Bernard School Endowment Fund of New Washington, Ohio or charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Bibi - Feb 24, 2010

Praying for you and yours as you commemorate the life of your dear mom. i love you!

Ed and Dana Karl - Feb 23, 2010

So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother.

Betty Erdenberger - Feb 23, 2010

Dear Abbie & Family, So sorry to hear about the loss of your dear mother, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Betty Erdenberger and Chris Miller

Paul and Veronica - Feb 23, 2010

Donna, Keith and family. We are sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our prayers go out to you and the family. We will keep you in our thoughts. Paul Ross and Veronica

Mary(Heydinger)Bloomfield - Feb 22, 2010

Dear Sharon and families,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Mothers are so hard to say goodbye to. I lost mine 2 yrs. ago and I still miss her. They are at peace and with God. take care, your classmate, Mary

Nancy Molisee - Feb 22, 2010

Dear Linda and family: I am so sorry to hear your mother lost her long battle Saturday. It is so difficutl to lose a parent but remember she is past her misery and in the arms of God and with all her loved ones who went before her.

Berneice Morris( Higginbotham) - Feb 22, 2010

Dear Abbie and family so sorry to hear about your loss.
Your friend Berny

Larry & Kathy Stinchcomb - Feb 22, 2010

To Esther Hiler family ,
Kathy and I are neighbors of Donna and Keith and just want you to know you are all in our thoughts and our prayers. Esther is a peace now and resting in the arms of our Lord , may she rest in peace. Share those memories and keep them alive . Take care .
God Bless !
Larry and Kathy Stinchcomb

Mary McCarthy - Feb 21, 2010

Kermit and kids,
I have so many memories of fun wonderful time spent with Esther. I will always remember her. Tom and I send our thoughts and prayers.