Dorothy L. Gerber

March 05, 1923—January 10, 2018

Dorothy L. Gerber, age 94, of Dillsburg, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 5, 1923 in Lewisberry the daughter of the late Bruce and Mary (Bonner) Hughes.

Dorothy was the widow of Donald M. Gerber.

She was a former employee of various shirt factories in Newberry, Goldsboro and Jasons in York. Dorothy was a member of Barrens United Lutheran Church, Dillsburg and its choir. She also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Old Bellaire Chapter, #3751.

Dorothy is survived by two daughters, Doris L. Orner and her husband Garry of Dillsburg, Debra A. Racer and her husband Steven of Dillsburg; two brothers, Sidney Hughes and Bruce Hughes, both of Lewisberry; two sisters, Janice Shank of Wellsville, Gloria Miller of Carlisle; four grandchildren, Michelle Orner of State College, Michael Orner of Cranberry Twp., Arlana Racer and Logan Racer, both of Dillsburg. Dorothy was preceded in death by a son, David M. Gerber; and four sisters, Evelyn Wueschinski, Mary Shultz, Doris Hughes, and Marjorie Hughes.

Services will be held Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 4:00 pm in her church, Barrens United Lutheran Church, 232 Kralltown Rd., Dillsburg, PA. Burial will be held in the Barrens Salem Union Cemetery, Dillsburg. A viewing will be held from 3-4 pm at the church. Family and friends are invited to wear something yellow.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church, Barrens United Lutheran Church, 232 Kralltown Rd., Dillsburg, PA 17019 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.

An online guestbook can be signed at www.cocklinfuneralhome.com

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