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Dorothy Virginia (Smith) Gotwalt


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Dorothy Virginia (Smith) Gotwalt Obituary
Dorothy Virginia (Smith) Gotwalt

York, PA - Dorothy Virginia (Smith) Gotwalt, 96 of York, PA died at her residence on August 6, 2018. She was the wife of the late Robert "Bob" William Gotwalt.

Born August 1, 1922 in York, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Laura (Lehigh) Smith.

Dorothy was a 1940 graduate of William Penn Senior High School. She worked as a secretary for York Safe and Lock, the Special Ordnance Plant, A.C.C.O. and Gichner Mobile Systems.

She was a member of Yorkshire United Methodist Church, A.A.R.P # 3400 and the Dover Senior Citizens. She volunteered in the Bird Cage Gift Shop at Memorial Hospital as a Gift Buyer for eighteen years and manager for two years.

Dorothy is survived by a son, Robert William Gotwalt, Jr. of Camp Hill, PA, a daughter, Beverly Ann Silar and her husband Robert William of York, PA and a grandson, Robert William Silar, II of Concord, NH. She was preceded in death by a son, Barry Lee Smith.

A graveside service will be held on Monday August 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Prospect Hill Cemetery, 700 N. George Street, York, PA with Pastor David Hummel officiating. Friends and guests should meet at the Pennsylvania Ave. entrance to the cemetery by 1:50 p.m. on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Patient Help Fund" c/o WellSpan York Health Foundation 50 N. Duke Street, 2nd Floor York, PA 17401.

Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St. York, PA 17403.

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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 9, 2018
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