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Jay Clarence Beshore

September 25, 1925 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 95)


Jay Clarence Beshore

DOVER – Jay Clarence Beshore, 95, of Dover, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Manor Care North, York, PA. He was the husband of Joyce (Gross) Beshore who he married 72years ago, on December 12, 1948.

Mr. Beshore was born September 25, 1925, in York Haven and was the son of the late Clarence and Anna (Ensminger) Beshore.

He graduated in 1943 from Manchester High School in Manchester, PA.  He honorably served in the US Army during the New Guinea Campaign of World War II.  He worked in sales with Fuller Brush, Electrolux Sales in York and International Paper Company in York Haven. He was also a member of the James A. Danner V.F.W. Post 537 in Etters, PA.  Jay enjoyed fishing and crabbing on Chincoteague Island, VA, where he spent countless summers with his family.

In addition to his wife, Joyce, Jay is survived by his sons, Michael Beshore and his wife Cathy of East Berlin, PA, David Beshore and his husband John of York Haven, PA and Steven Beshore and his wife Zola of Dover, PA; his daughters, Barbara Miller and her husband James of Etters, PA and Debra Bobb of York Haven, PA; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Mr. Beshore was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters.

Services and burial for Mr. Beshore will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Mount Wolf.

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