Dorothy J. Witmer

Dorothy J. Witmer

Dorothy J. Witmer, 76, of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Conestoga View. She was the loving wife of Benjamin J. Witmer.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Edith (Bender) Trego.

She attended East Lampeter High School.

In her spare time Dorothy enjoyed crocheting, gardening and playing with her dachshunds.

Surviving, in addition to her husband are 2 daughters; Cynthia Welk, Tammy Kopp (wife of Dale); and a son Richard Welk (husband of Brenda); 20 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.   She is also survived by her step-children; Ben Witmer Jr. (husband of Sherry), Cindy Thatcher (wife of Albert), Sandy Hohenwarter (wife of Duane), David Witmer, Terry Albright, and Vicki Jewel (wife of Gary).  She was predeceased by a brother, Raymond Trego and a sister Charlotte (wife of Bobby Weller).

You are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Witmer family home located at 1642 Zarker Road, Lancaster, PA 17601 on Memorial Day, Monday,  May 27, 2013 at 1:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9638.

Condolence Messages

  1. Brian and Gemma Rasmus

    Dear Ben,
    Our family is so sorry for your loss. Even though we did not know Dot for a long time, we will always remember her cheerful and bright smile.
    We keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.
    With loving sympathy,
    Brian, Gemma, Janessa, and Christian Rasmus

  2. David Witmer

    Dad,
    Words can not say the sorrow we feel at loosing Dot, she has always put others ahead of herself and now she is at peace and God will put her at the front of the line. I will always cherish the love and kindness she has shown me and the children. May you find peace at this time knowing how much we love you and are here for you.
    Love, your son David

  3. Sandy--a JangDhari girl

    So sorry to no longer have a wonderful lady in our circle of friends from the Chiropractor days. She will be and already is missed greatly.Regards, Sandy

  4. Violet & Jim Neff

    Ben We have not been in touch for awhil but we still think about you and Dotty and now we are so sorry for your loss.

  5. Glenn and Barb zook

    Ben, We are so sorry to hear of your loss, I didnt know her long, but the times We would go out for lunch, Dottie, Brenda and I , We had such a good time, We will miss her.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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