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1943 Pauline 2020

Pauline Louise Espenschied

December 14, 1943 — May 22, 2020

Pauline Louise Espenschied, 76, of New Philadelphia, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, in Community Hospice’s Truman House after a battle with cancer.

Born December 14, 1943, in Urbana, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Edna Brown Swisher. Pauline moved with her family as a young lady to New Philadelphia where she graduated high school in 1962. Later that year, on August 19th, she married Emmett L. “Butch” Espenschied. Pauline was a loving homemaker and was employed by the former Humphries Auto City as a secretary in the service department. Additionally, she cared for children in her home for many years. Pauline was a Brownie leader, a Red Cross swimming volunteer, a Boy Scout committee member for Troop 83 - as well as a merit badge counselor for Troop 181, and was a New Philadelphia band parent. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting and quilting.

Pauline is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Butch; her daughter, Gwen (Tim) Moore of Carlisle, PA; her son, Chuck Espenschied, of New Philadelphia; her grandchildren, Scott (Kaylie), Steven and Stacy Espenschied, all of New Philadelphia; her step-great-grandson, Bentlie Hill of New Philadelphia; her brother, Jim (Sis) Swisher of Tifton, GA; her niece and nephews, Traci (Bill) Hengst of Greencastle, PA, Jamie (Irene) Swisher of Prattville, AL, and Kevin (Lisa) Swisher of New Philadelphia; and her three great-nieces and great-nephew.

Honoring Pauline’s wishes, there will be no visitation of ceremony. To sign an online guestbook and share a fond remembrance, please visit the Obituaries link on the Toland-Herzig website.

The family suggests that, instead of flowers, contributions in Pauline’s memory be made to Community Hospice, the Tuscarawas County Public Library, or the Dover Public Library.

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