YORK Dorothy P. (Gunnet) Petry, 92, died on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at the Village at Sprenkle Drive. She was the wife of Ralph G. Petry, who died on January 23, 1995. There will be no viewing. A private graveside service will be held at Mount Rose Cemetery at the convenience of the family with Chaplain Hank Steinhilber, from The Village at Sprenkle Drive, officiating. Workinger-Semmel F.H. & Crematorium, Inc., York is handling the arrangements. Mrs. Petry was born June 7, 1920, in York, the daughter of the late Jesse and Mazie (Kauffman) Gunnet. She had worked in bookkeeping, was a sales clerk in the Infants Dept. for 15 years at the Bon-Ton and was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran church. Mrs. Petry is survived by two daughters, Sandra A. Pratt and husband Jeffrey of Martha's Vineyard, MA and Patricia Lee Schell and husband Michael of York; two grandsons, Marshall Pratt and Christian Schell; and a great-granddaughter, Lauren Schell. Memorial contributions may be made to the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17402; or to Lutheran Social Services, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., York, PA 17404 or to any animal rescue group of your preference. www.workinger-semmel.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 29, 2013