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Dorothy J. Rorer

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DOROTHY RORER Dorothy J. Rorer, 91, of Hatfield, passed away September 30, 2012 at her home. She was the wife of the late Laverne Rorer, who passed away in 1999. They were married for 50 years. Born February 14, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Allen F. and Jennie (Glosson) Roth. Dorothy graduated from the former Hatfield High School with the class of 1938. While there, she was active in school sports, plays, operettas and the school choir. She went on to attend the Lansdale School of Business, where she graduated in 1940. She was a long time member of Grace Lutheran Church in Hatfield. Dorothy was an avid reader and golfer. She is survived by her daughter, Dawn Pier and her husband, Frank; her grandsons, Tracy Kile and his wife, Lexi, and Steven Pier; her brother-in-law, Thomas M. Rorer; and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy is the last surviving member of the Roth family, and was preceded in death by her brothers, Hillard, Chester, and Allen Roth and her sisters, Edna Kratz and Minnie Cope. Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral service 2 PM Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine Ave., Lansdale, where friends may greet the family after 12PM. Interment will follow in Leidy's Cemetery, Souderton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to Grace Lutheran Church, 25 W. Broad St., Hatfield, PA 19440.

Published in The Reporter on Oct. 2, 2012
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