Doris J. Risser, 84, of Lancaster, went home to be with her Lord on February 5, 2017 at Luther Care. She was the loving wife of the late Robert G. Risser who preceded her in death in 2003.
Born in Hershey, PA., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Deppen) Dell.
After graduating from Hershey High School, she spent much of her career at the Lancaster County Courthouse as a clerk of courts.
In her spare time, she enjoyed travelling to Europe, Bermuda, Bahamas, and throughout the United States. She and her late husband enjoyed camping and were members of numerous camping clubs. She was a fan of Shirley Temple and avid collector of her memorabilia.
Doris was a member of the Red Rose Polkateers and the White Rose Polka Dancers in York. She was also a member of the Lancaster Liederkranz.
She was a member of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Lancaster.
She is survived by a son, Robert G. Risser, Jr., (husband of Carol) and a daughter, Sandra L. Schlossman (companion of Jamie Madonna) both of Lancaster, PA; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Also surviving are two sisters, Carol Brandt and Janet Martin both of Palmyra. She was predeceased by brothers, Robert W., William S., and Donald L; a sister, Mae E. Rudy and Luther Fogel who was raised as a member of the family.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 750 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, PA 17601 on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM with The Reverend Mark L. Russell officiating. Viewings will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at DeBord Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 2024 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM as well as at the church on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Interment will be in Rohrerstown Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to: Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.