Dolores “DOATS” Benedict Hohenadel, 88, passed away into God’s loving hands on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at Hamilton Arms in Lancaster, PA. She was the wife of the late John “Sonny” C. Hohenadel Sr. for over 50 years.
She was born in Lancaster, PA on November 27th, 1929 to William P. and Miriam M. (Rutter) Benedict.
Dolores was a 1948 graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School and a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.
She spent much of her career with Lancaster Newspapers.
Her interests included; pencil drawings, bowling on Saturday nights, crocheting afghans and doilies, and sending birthday and greeting cards.
At the age of 14 she was given a Brownie Box Camera and photography became her life’s love.
Dolores is survived by two sisters; Willaline “Billie” Charles of Lancaster and Joan LeDoux of Wichita Falls, TX; a sister-in-law Mary (May) Benedict of Willow St; three sons, John C. “Jack”, Jr. (husband of Cheryl A.), Bradford L. “Brad” (husband of Dawn M.), and William W. “Bill” (companion of Brenda West); 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren with one more on the way. She was preceded in death by a brother, Don A. Benedict.
If asked, she would tell you her greatest accomplishment was raising her three sons. She always enjoyed spending time with her family.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service at DeBord Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 141 East Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17602 on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Dr. James Haun officiating. Friends may greet the family from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Interment will be in Riverview Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.