Delores C. Sturtz, 76

January 30, 2009

JULY 3, 1932-JAN. 29, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Delores C. "Dotty" Sturtz, 76, of 10 Laurel Ave., died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born July 3, 1932, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Miriam Stouffer Palmer.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James D. Kendall.

She was the owner and operator of the former Delores Sturtz Beauty Salon in Chambersburg.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

She was a member of Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 Ladies Auxiliary and the local AARP.

She is survived by her husband, Franklin W. Sturtz, whom she married Sept. 7, 1955; three children, Deborah Farner, Cheryl Gayman and Shane W. Sturtz, all of Chambersburg; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one brother, Lynn Palmer.

Services will be private. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 417 Phoenix Drive, Suite A, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to the American Lung Association of Central Pennsylvania, 3001 Old Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg.

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