Esther Kail, born July 2, 1923, passed quietly away at Riverside Nursing Center in Newcomerstown at 8:45 a.m., where she had been a resident for over a month.

She was lovingly cared for by her caregivers and family 24/7 for four years in her home.

She is survived by one son, Kenneth Dean Kail, and daughter-in-law, Anna Rose Kail.

Preceding her in death, a grandson, Eric C Kail; husband, Vernon L. Kail; brother, Anthony Grewell; brother, Arthur Grewell; brother, Earl Evans; nephew, Clifford Grewell; and a sister, Barbara Stockum and husband Floyd Stockum.

She was a devoted homemaker and caregiver for friends that preceded her in death.

She was a lifetime member of the Nazarene Church of Newcomerstown. She taught Sunday school from elementary to teen level for 50 years, taking the Sunday school superintendent position for one term. She enjoyed people and having them as guest at her table.

No calling hours or funeral services will be held.

Private graveside services were held at West Lawn Cemetery in Newcomerstown.

Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association at 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236.

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