Dorothy M. Metzler, 79, of Chambersburg, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Providence Place, where she had been residing for the past two years. Born Dec, 15, 1933 in Lewistown, PA, she was the loving daughter of the late Frank and Dora (Boop) Koonsman, from Lewsitown, PA. She graduated in 1951 from Lewistown High School. Dottie was known by all for her joy and laughter. She loved life! Working as an Assistant Activity's Director most of her life at the Shook Home for the Aged, retiring in 1995. Dottie and husband Robert were members of the Chambersburg Bible Church in Chambersburg, PA. She was married to the late Robert D. Metzler on Oct. 17, 1953 and who passed away on November 5, 2005. Surviving are her three children, Linda C. (Metzler) and Robin Feight of Hustontown, PA, Douglas D. and Trina Metzler, of Chambersburg, PA, and Tammy A.(Metzler)and Richard Hurley of Chambersburg, PA. Dottie loved and adored her 8 grandchildren , one granddaughter Sarah N. Hurley preceded her in death and 2 great- grandchildren. Services will be held on January 29, 2013 at 2 p.m. with visitation two hours before the service in the sanctuary of Chambersburg Bible Church. The Service will be officiated by our Hospice Chaplin, Pastor Kauffman. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow interment at the Chambersburg Bible Church, 810 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201. The family has entrusted Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Inc. in McConnellsburg. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2013