Donald G. Eshbach

Donald G. Eshbach, 81, husband of Lillian (Henry) Eshbach, of Gilbertsville, passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021.

Born in Sassmansville, Donald was the son of the late Melvin Eshbach and Luella (Schonely) Eshbach.

Donald was a graduate of Boyertown High School and worked as an auto mechanic at Williams Pontiac in Boyertown for forty-five years. He also was a delivery driver for Advanced Auto in Boyertown.

Don was a member of New Hanover United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Pike Township Sportsman Association and Gabelsville Sportsman Association.

Surviving in addition to his wife of fifty-nine years is one son, Dean Eshbach and one daughter, Lori (Eshbach) Hojecki, as well as two grandsons: Wesley Eshbach, husband of Tammy, and  Joel Eshbach, husband of Jessica. He is also survived by five great grandchildren: Caleb, Hannah, Kelly Ann, Jade and Jace.

Donald was predeceased by one son, Terry Eshbach as well as a sister, Dolores Eshbach.

Services will be private at the request of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donald’s memory to New Hanover United Methodist Church 2211 Swamp Pike Gilbertsville, PA 19525

Morrell Funeral Home is in charge of Arrangements. (


9 Condolences
  1. Lillian, Dean, and Lori and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all!!!

  2. Lillian, Dean, Lori and family. We are so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all your family. We have many years of fond memories.

  3. Lillian Dean Lori and the rest of your family my heart has broke to hear the passing of your beloved Donald he was a great person good friend and one of the best mechanics I’ve ever met he will be surely missed if you need anything at this very difficult time please don’t hesitate to reach out take care of yourself God bless and I’ll be seeing a prayer for your whole entire family

  4. Lillian please know I am thinking of you at this time. I know exactly how you feel😢. Please accept my deepest condolences to you and your family. May our Lord hold you in the palm of His mighty hands and give you strength✝️✝️✝️✝️

  5. Dear Family,
    I worked with your loved one at Advance as a new employee in a new environment. Don was very helpful
    and kind to me. He was a good man and a good friend.

  6. Dear Lillian, Lori, Dean and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We were so blessed with having Don for a friend and team member. He will be forever in our hearts.

  7. Dear Lillian and family,
    I worked with Don at Williams for a lot of years. I was always thankful to be able to count him as one of my friends. I certainly learned a great deal from him.
    My heartfelt condolences I send to you.
    May the peace of our Lord be with you now and always.

  8. To the family of Don, I would like you to know that it was a pleasure both knowing and working with him . He was one of a kind. I am truly going to miss him. He will forever be in my heart. May he rest in peace.

  9. To the family of Don Eshbach, there are no words to express my sorrow at Don’s passing. I had the opportunity of working with Don for five years but also knowing him for many more. He was a pleasure to be around and work with. I will miss him dearly. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. May he rest in peace.

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