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Reverend Larry M. Estepp, 66, of York, PA, entered God’s eternal care, Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the York Hospital with his loving family by his side.
Born December 7, 1951 in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late Armos and Alese (Hamlet) Estepp. He was the beloved husband of Kay Marie (Manifold) Estepp with whom he shared over thirty-one years of marriage.
Rev. Estepp graduated from Valley Forge College and Lancaster Theological Seminary. He was the current Pastor of St. Paul’s (Dubs) Union Church in Hanover where he was deeply loved for his caring, heartfelt manner and love of children. His former calls include Emmanuel U.C.C. in Freysville, PA and Pleasant Hill U.C.C. in Chalfont, PA. He also was on Staff at the U.S. Center for World Missions, Pasadena, CA. He served on the National U.C.C. Board of Directors as Vice-Chair of the Finance Committee and as Finance Director of Penn South East Conference. In the Penn Central Conference Larry Chaired the Capital Campaign for The Hartmen Center, and was Assistant Moderator of the Penn Central Conference. In the York Association he was Chair of the Parish Life Committee. In the Gettysburg Association he served on the Committe of Ministry, the Finance Committee and was Co-Convenor of Ministries.
Rev. Estepp enjoyed academia, traveling, the arts, trivia, music and sports.
In addition to his beloved wife, Kay, Rev. Estepp is survived by his daughter, Kristen Farney and her husband H.J. of San Diego, CA; a step-daughter, Katrina M. Davies and her husband Chad of York, PA; five grandchildren, Seth, Kara, Leah, Julianna and Sullivan; two brothers, Kenneth Estepp(Doris) of Accokeek, MD and Jim Estepp (Nancy) of Upper Marlboro, MD; and a sister, Janice Harrison (Neil) of Los Angeles, CA.
A funeral service to celebrate and remember Rev. Estepp will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, October 18, 2018 at St. Paul’s (Dubs) Union Church, 1958 Dubs Church Road, Hanover, PA. A viewing and time to share memories with the family will be held from 5:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the church. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rev. Estepp’s memory may be made to St. Paul’s (Dubs) U.C.C., 1958 Dubs Church Road, Hanover, PA 17331.
The Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.
St. Paul's Dubs Lutheran Church
1958 Dubs Church Road, Hanover PA 17331