Dolores L. Poffenberger, 75

July 30, 2007

MARCH 12, 1932-JULY 26, 2007

Dolores Louisa Poffenberger, 75, of 18913 Dover Drive, Hagerstown, died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

Born March 12, 1932, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Ettore A. and Maddalena Mattioni Vidoni.

She was part owner of the Venice Inn and Restaurant for 50 years.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, and a member of the Adult Choir and Bell Choir. She also volunteered for many activities.

She was a member of the Maryland Symphony Guild, Waynesboro Country Club and a volunteer with the Community Concert Association.

In 1955 she married her beloved husband, Jerry Poffenberger, who died in 2003. Together they raised five daughters, Lisa Poffenberger, Laura Foster, Gina Goodall and Sara Poffenberger, all of Manitou Springs, Colo., and Mary Poffenberger of Hagerstown; one sister, Marta Fenton of Lima, Ohio; two brothers, Robert Vidoni and Richard Vidoni, both of Hagerstown; their families; and nine grandchildren. In addition, she is survived by Jerry's loving sisters, Jean Price and Kerleen Waugh, and their families.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at St. Ann Catholic Church. The Rev. C. Doug Kenney will be the celebrant. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church, 1525 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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