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Dolores Detwiler

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On December 1, 2021 @ 11:38 am In Obituaries | 4 Comments

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Dolores Detwiler 92, of Pequea PA entered into eternal rest on November 29, 2021.

She was the daughter of the late Anna May (Erisman) and Robert Brubaker and the wife of Warren H. Detwiler.

She is survived by her son Bradford W. Detwiler, his wife Erma, three grandchildren, Keri Stolzfus, Melissa Heiselman, Michael Blizzard, nine great grandchildren, nieces Julie Heller and Kathy Amour, and nephews Wendell Christensen, Barry Bauder, and Marshall Detwiler Jr.

In addition to her husband and parents, Dolores is pre-deceased by brother Gary D. Brubaker and sister Beverly Brubaker.

In her free time, she loved gardening, traveling, and playing dominoes. And she was a member of The Iris Club, DAR, Order of the Eastern Star.

She owned and operated a Bed and Breakfast, in Pequea PA, in the 1980’s known as The Pequea Lodge

As a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church, she served as an elder, deacon, and past president of Woman’s Association and sang in the church choir.

A graduate of JP McCaskey High School, she worked at the Lancaster Newspapers, as a secretary to the advertising director, until marriage, in 1956.

Funeral services will be held at DeBord Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 141 E. Orange Street, Lancaster on Monday, December 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive visitors beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the start of the service. Interment will take place immediately following the service at Landisville Mennonite Cemetery.


Condolences for the family of “Dolores Detwiler”

Condolence from RT Amour on December 3rd, 2021 4:13 pm

Very sorry for your loss, I will always fondly remember Aunt Dolores and spending time with and the family for the holidays and summer boat rides. Her contagious laugh and cheerful personality have left an enduring impression on me.

Condolence from Janet Cooper Rose on December 3rd, 2021 5:30 pm

Brad- so sorry to hear about your Mother. I have fond memories of your Dad and her going out in the “Misty Liz ” She was always so elegant.

P.S. I was originally from Landisville.

Condolence from Joan F Cash on December 3rd, 2021 6:34 pm

My deepest sympathies to your family. I remember Mrs. Detwiler when she worked for my father, C.L.Fountain (advertising director of Lancaster Newspapers), prior to her marriage.

Condolence from Joanne Noggle on December 4th, 2021 1:19 am

Sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences to you and family. Jo

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