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Dorothy E. Roach

  • "Tina,Karen & family, May God place his hands over you,in..."
    - Brenda Valo

YORK Dorothy E. "Dottie" (Horning) Roach, 86, died Sunday, August 18, 2013, at her residence. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, with the Rev. Kevin T. Shively officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Mt. Rose Cemetery. Born on May 23, 1927, in Steelton, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd P. and Margie (Frick) Horning. Dottie was employed at York Casket Co. for 16 years. She was also a cook at Jim's Drive-In, and worked many years for Brickers French Fries, a job she loved and lived for. Dottie enjoyed going to the beach, spending time with her grandchildren, and loved to cook and bake for her family. She loved to shop and spend time with her good friend, Ruth. Dottie is survived by two daughters, Karen Altland and her husband, Steve of Hanover, and Tina Bollinger of York; nine grandchildren, Kris Gable and his wife, Holly, Keith Gable, Kasie Altland, Missy Gable, Kaitlyn Altland, Stacey Jones and her husband, Mark, Barb Noll, Bobbie Sue Hennegan and her husband, Dave, and Corey Foder and her husband, Julian; 19 great-grandchildren, Josie, Christopher, Timothy, Johnathan, Krista, Zachary, Joshua, Samuel, Elizabeth, Naomi, Victoria, Cynthia, Alexis G., Nicholas, Alexis F., Jadon, Jacob, Keith Jr., Mandy, Derich, and Isabelle; and two great-great-grandchildren, Rylan and Alexander. She was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Eckenrode and Robert Eckenrode; three brothers, Lloyd Horning, Jr., Richard Horning, and Gerald Horning; and three sisters, Betty Sanders, Myrna Pressel, and Doloris Snyder. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 839 W. Market St., York, PA 17401; or the SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17406. A heartfelt thank you to Ruth, Stacey, Bobbie, Alexis G., and Lutheran Homecare and Hospice for all of your loving, constant help the last few months. Thank You, Tina and Karen. Send Condolences at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 21, 2013
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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd York, PA 17408
(717) 767-1551
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