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Lawrence Elder Estep

February 23, 1947 ~ February 24, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old


Lawrence Elder Estep, 77, of Thorndale, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at his residence.

Born in Akron, OH, Lawrence was the son of the late Lawrence and Joanna (Herring) Estep. He was the husband of the late Deborah Estep, who passed away in 2016.

Lawrence had been employed as an English teacher in the Coatesville Area School District for 33 years. While there, he served as the wrestling coach, and was inducted into the Pennsylvania High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011. He took part in various positions in high school athletics, including filming for Downingtown East’s football team, and working Penn Relays every year. He was also employed by Home Depot for 18 years.

Lawrence is survived by his children: Barbara Walton (Rob), Sarah Beck, and Amy Butz; grandchildren: Benjamin, Grace, Dylan, and Sela; sister: Jana Estep.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 10 AM -12 PM at James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, PA 19335.


March 9, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
James J. Terry Funeral Home - Downingtown
736 East Lancaster Avenue
Downingtown, PA 19335


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