|Birth: ||Nov. 25, 1930|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 2011|
Dorothy E. "Dottie" Dershem, 80, of 321 JPM Road, Lewisburg, passed away, Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at Hershey Medical Center.
She was born November 25, 1930 in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Dean and Martha E. (Strassner) Everitt. On November 12, 1949 she married Jack L. Dershem, who preceded her in death on February 1, 2006 after 56 years of marriage.
Dottie was a 1948 graduate of Mifflinburg High School. She worked for 24 years as the Union County Register and Recorder, retiring in 1996. Prior to that Dottie worked as the County Auditor.
She was a member of Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewisburg.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Brian R. and Mindy Dershem, of Fuquay Varina, NC; two daughters and one son-in-law, Jacqueline L. and Tim Goff, of Lewisburg and Jil M. Dershem and companion, Brian Zeigler, of Enola; four brothers and sisters-in-law, one daughter-in-law, Joan Dershem, of Lewisburg; and five grandchildren, Nathan A. Goff, Elliott M. Goff, Everitt R. Dershem, Ian J. Dershem and Kara P. Dershem.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Gary W. Dershem.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, S. Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg, where an Order of the Eastern Star service will be held at 5:45 p.m. Friends will also be received from 1:30 to 2 p.m., Sunday, at Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third St., Lewisburg, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Lewisburg Cemetery.
The family welcomes flowers; however, if desired, memorial contributions may be made to either Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third St., Lewisburg, PA 17837, or to the American Diabetes Association , Wilkes-Barre PA Office, 65 E. Elizabeth Ave., Suite 502, Bethlehem, PA 18018.
Published in Patriot-News on August 5, 2011
Created by: Bill Corl
Record added: Aug 05, 2011
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Member; Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewisburg, Pa.|
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