YORK Dorothy R. (Mittel) Dosch, 88, of York Township, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Pleasant Acres. She was the wife of C. Eugene Dosch, who died on September 29, 2011. The couple had been married for over 68 years. A celebration of life service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Locust Grove United Church of Christ, 1035 Locust Grove Road, York, with Pastor Kent Rhodehamel officiating. A viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Pl., Red Lion, is in charge of arrangements. Born on August 31, 1924 in York, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin E. and Ivy R. (Dellinger) Mittel. Dorothy owned and operated the Locust Grove Beauty Shop as a beautician until her retirement. She also helped her husband and family run a small farm. Mrs. Dosch was a member of Locust Grove United Church of Christ. She had many friends and was always the life of the party. Dorothy made the best fastnachts in York County according to her family. Mrs. Dosch leaves two sons, Darwin B. Dosch and his wife, Judy of York and Delbert E. Dosch and his wife, Debora of Canonsburg; four grandchildren, T. Amanda Dosch of Falls Church, Va., Ashley T. Dosch of York, and Marc Dosch and Sarah Dosch both of Knoxsville, Tenn.; and one brother, William Mittel of East Prospect. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly J. Kottmyer; a grandson, Robert Kottmyer, Jr.; and a brother, Dale Mittel. Memorial contributions may be made to the
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 6, 2012