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J. Steven Nester

J. Steven Nester

Jun 1st, 2017


J. Steven Nester, 69, of Hanover, died Thurs, June 1, at his home.  He was the husband of Dolores “Dee” (Hynes) Nester for 46 years.  Born June 9, 1947 in Hanover, Steve was the son of the late Emanuel & Isabelle (Morelock) Nester.  He was a Franklin High School graduate of Reisterstown and served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.  He was in a Carpenters Apprentice Program in Baltimore and was a carpenter of local Union 101 of Baltimore.  He had also been employed with Boyd’s Bears, formerly of Gettysburg.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are his children:  Stacey  M. Shorb & Jeff of Fenton, MO;  Dan E. Nester & Susan of Silver Spring, MD and Mark S. Nester & Colleen of Ellicott City, MD; his grandchildren:  Kyra & Jayson Shorb, Reed, Sam & Paige Nester and Ella & Taylor Nester and his sisters:  Lois Burton of Reisterstown and Tammy Nash of Hampstead, MD.  Steve was predeceased by his brothers, Edward and Bob Nester and his sister, Peggy Hinkhaus.  He was a member of Littlestown VFW and FOE, American Legion Post #116 of Reisterstown and past member of Littlestown School Board.  He was an avid hunter and a very talented builder.  His family was everything to him and his grandchildren were the love of his life.
Funeral Service is Wed, June 7, at 11 A.M. at Reisterstown United Methodist Church, 246 Main St., with The Rev.’s Vivian McCarthy and Dr.Frank Trotter officiating.  Viewings are Tuesday 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 P.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown.  Interment is in the church cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials have been asked to go to:  Lila Bean Foundation, 105 Rockdale Dr., Silver Spring, MD  20901 or Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc. – 1117 Country Club Rd., Camp Hill, PA  17011.  Online condolences may be shared on

Lynn Caputi (Green)
Jul 19th, 2017 8:57 am
Dee and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and strength at this difficult time.
Jun 23rd, 2017 7:42 am
My deepest sympathies to the family of Mr Nester. May the words at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 be of comfort.
Jun 7th, 2017 4:44 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ❤️
Rev. Dr. Frank Trotter
Jun 5th, 2017 8:41 pm
My love and prayers are extended to Dee, Stacey and Jeff, Dan and Susan, Mark and Colleen, Lois and Charles, Tammy and Bill, and Steve's entire family... He was a great guy in every way and leaves behind a family who loves him very much and treasures their memories of him... It was a blessing to know you, Steve... Rest in peace with Isabell, Manny, Bob, Eddie, Peggy, and all the Saints of God... ❤️
Carleen Russell
Jun 5th, 2017 4:27 pm
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Dan Lawrence
Jun 5th, 2017 1:28 pm
Dee, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this difficult time.
Becky Ford
Jun 5th, 2017 11:03 am
Dear Dee and Family, My heart goes out to you all. Thoughts and prayers to you all, Becky
Cindy Staub
Jun 5th, 2017 8:17 am
Sending prayers for your entire family during this difficult time.
Doug Hartlaub
Jun 5th, 2017 8:09 am
God bless you all through these trying times.
Donna Clark
Jun 2nd, 2017 6:56 pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in your time of loss. Steve was a great guy and will truly be missed. Please let me know if there's anything I can do. d

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