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February 6, 2013

Dorothy E. Longenberger, 89, Milton

MILTON — Dorothy E. (Lawrence) Longenberger, 89, of Milton, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at her home.

She was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Milton, a daughter of the late John and Jennie (Horne) Lawrence. Dorothy married Henry W. Longenberger on Feb. 26, 1944, and they celebrated 51 years of marriage before his death on May 2, 1995.

She was an active member of Bethany United Methodist Church since 1935, a 50-year member of the Woman’s Club of Milton, a volunteer for 30 years with Meals on Wheels, where she was an original member, and a member of American Legion Post 71 Ladies Auxiliary and the Milton Historical Society.

Dorothy enjoyed gardening and flowers. She also enjoyed her family and friends and was “the mother of their boys.”

Dorothy is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Henry W. and Luisa Lilian Longenberger, of Lancaster, and Michael E. Longenberger, of Milton; one daughter-in-law, Kathy J. Longenberger, of Milton; four grandchildren, Stephanie Longenberger and companion Israel DeJesus, of Lancaster, Renee and husband Arthur Caputo, of Olean, N.Y., Matthew and wife Nicole Longenberger, of Milton, and Mason and wife Rose Longenberger, of New Columbia; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Sokolas, of Milton, Mariana DeJesus, of Lancaster, and Gabriel Longenberger, of Olean; one brother, Harold W. Lawrence, of Elysburg; one sister, Evelyn V. DeWire, of Milton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Harold J. Longenberger; one daughter-in-law, Margie A. Longenberger; one grandson, Shane Longenberger; one great-grandson, Nicholas Henry DeJesus; and two brothers, Malcolm J. and Donald W. Lawrence.

A public viewing will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, 125 N. Front St., Milton, followed by the funeral at 11:30 with Pastor Kathleen Ehrsam officiating.

Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the Milton Historical Society, P.O. Box 5, Milton, PA 17847.

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