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David Estes

August 16, 1966 — November 22, 2020

David E. Estes “former Oswayo, Pa. resident”

CAMP HILL, Pa.---David “Dave” E. Estes, of Camp Hill, formerly of Oswayo, passed away September 27, 2020, at UPMC Harrisburg Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Born on August 16, 1966 in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of Richard R. “Dick” and Barbara Loudenslager Estes.

Dave graduated from Oswayo Valley High School, Class of 1984, in Shinglehouse and was a graduate of Lock Haven University with a degree in Computer Science. He moved to Harrisburg to take a job with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, which he retired from as a Senior Systems Analyst after 30 years of service.

Dave loved all things food and would travel great distances to try some obscure, out of the way restaurant that no one had ever heard of before. He also enjoyed camping with his friends at Oneida Campground in New Milford, PA.

Dave is survived by his best friend and long time companion, Richard A. Schaeffer of Lebanon; his brothers; Douglas (Bonita) Estes and Dennis Estes, both of Shinglehouse, and Daniel (Sabrina) Estes of Rincon, Georgia; many nieces and nephews; and his many friends.

Dave was predeceased by his parents. His brother, Donald Estes, passed away on November 14, 2020.

A memorial service is planned for a later date.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Dave’s name to Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Suite 270, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Local arrangements were entrusted to the care of Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Dave, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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