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Dorothy L. Grote

  • "The Grote family,we loved your mother so much Aunt Dorothy..."
    - Earl and Annamae Rohrbaugh
  • "So sorry for your loss. It is never easy losing a loved..."
    - Frances Copp
  • "Bob, Charry, & Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of..."
    - Bev Jarvis
  • "Our lovely mothers passed from this life into God's care..."
  • "Dear Jean and Dean, I am sorry to hear of your Mom's..."
    - Deborah and Paul Renaut

HANOVER Dorothy L. (Rohrbaugh) Grote, 93, formerly of the Glenville area, died Saturday, February 8, 2014, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late George A. Grote. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at the Geiple Funeral Home, Inc., 53 Main St., Glen Rock, with the Rev. Ethan Levengood and the Rev. Jerry Beers officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Cemetery, Codorus. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Grote was born on July 4, 1920, in Codorus Township, a daughter of the late Edward W. and Anna R. (Kaltreider) Rohrbaugh. She was a member of the Hanover Wesleyan Church, where she was a member of the Women's Missionary Society, served as a Nursery Mother, was the coordinator for sending flowers to members, and did the church bulletins for many years. She is survived by two sons, Robert E. Grote and his wife, Charry of Hanover, and Dean L. Grote and his wife, Jean of Hanover; four grandchildren, Robin Grote and wife, Cathy of Duxbury, Mass., Galen Grote of Newberryport, Mass., Diane Harris and husband, George of Hanover, and Carol Grote and Josh Arentz of Hanover; seven great-grandchildren, Matthew, George, Autumn, Amanda, Cassidy, Allie, and Zachariah; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandson, George C. Grote, and was the last of 10 siblings. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hanover Wesleyan Church, Building Fund, 701 Black Rock Road, Hanover, PA 17331. Condolences may be shared at
Published in Evening Sun on Feb. 9, 2014
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Geiple Funeral Home
53 Main Street Glen Rock, PA 17327
(717) 235-6822
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