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James Ronald ("Jim") Ester

April 29, 1967 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 52)

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James “Jim” Ronald Ester, 52, of Vanderbilt, passed away on Wednesday March 18, 2020 at Uniontown Hospital.

He was born April 29, 1967 in Erie, PA, a son of the late William Ester and Margaret (Roth) Lincoln.

Jim was a DL&V firefighter for 10 years. He was a current firefighter for the Dawson Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed working on lawnmowers and working bingo.  He was member of Church of the Nazarene, Vanderbilt.

Jim loved his little nephew, Malik, who was his world. Wherever Jim was, Malik was always right by his side. Jim will also be sadly missed by his niece, Gloria Nicholson, who loved him dearly. He became an uncle again on St. Patrick’s Day to a little boy, Eyander Anthony, who he wasn’t able to meet.

Jim is survived by his fiancée, April Rose; 5 brothers, Robert Kirchner Jr. of Franklin, PA, Lawrence Kirchner of Franklin, PA, Clarence Ester and wife Lori of Spartansburg, Richard Lincoln Jr. of Oil City, and Michael Lincoln of Oil City; 5 sisters, Miranda Tucker and husband James Sr. of Rouseville, PA, Florence Rosenburgh and husband Archie of WVA, Jill Stroup of OH, Joan Gilespie of GA and Michelle Wilfing and husband Dennis of WVA; aunt, Maxxine  Harrold and Randy Ross of Emlenton, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his sister, Jennifer Lincoln.

Funeral arrangements are under the care and supervision of the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425.

Due to the National Emergency and federal mandates, visitation and services for Jim will be held privately with the immediate family only.

Interment will be held privately at Dickerson Run Cemetery. 

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Private Services

Paul G. Fink Funeral Home, Inc.
418 N Pittsburgh Street
Connellsville, PA 15425

Private Interment

Dickerson Run Cemetery

Vanderbilt, PA 15486

Private Viewing

Paul G. Fink Funeral Home, Inc.
418 N Pittsburgh Street
Connellsville, PA 15425

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