Obituary for Dorothy S. Reese (Stoner)
Dorothy “Dottie” S. Stoner Reese, 91, of Hershey, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016, in ManorCare Elizabethtown.
Born in Hummelstown on July 18, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Earl P. and Clara M. Shakespeare Stoner.
Dottie retired as a Clerk III from the PA Department of Transportation. She was a 1942 graduate of Hershey High School. Dottie was an active member of the Evangelical Free Church of Hershey; singing in the church choir. She also was a Sunday school teacher for over 40 years at her former church. She enjoyed listening to music and was an avid reader.
In addition to her parents, Dottie was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Reese; and her sister, Charlotte A. Van Winkle.
She is survived by her three sons, Barry L. Reese husband of Jeanne of Pasadena, MD, Jeffrey A. Reese husband of Dawn of Elizabethtown, and Kenneth S. Reese husband of Marti of Manheim; her daughter, Karen L. Hull of Hummelstown; two sisters, Geraldine V. Clark of Hershey, and Nancy L. Weiss of Lancaster; a brother, Kenneth L. Stoner husband of Sandra of Hershey; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at 11:30 AM in the Evangelical Free Church of Hershey, 330 Hilltop Road, Hummelstown, with her pastors, The Rev. David Martin, The Rev. Robert Sproul, and The Rev. Omar Zook, officiating. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing in the church on Wednesday from 10:30 AM until time of the service.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.
Those desiring may send memorial contributions to the American Heart/Stroke Association, Capital Region, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg, PA 17043, or to her church, Evangelical Free Church of Hershey, 330 Hilltop Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.