Dorothy J. Schroyer, 77

August 25, 2009

JAN. 3, 1932-AUG. 24, 2009

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Dorothy Jean (Channing) Schroyer, 77, of 3643 Hill Road in Greencastle, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at 5:15 a.m. at her home.

Born Jan. 3, 1932, in Wintersville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Mary (Daley) Channing of Waynesboro, Pa., and the late Lester Channing.

She and her husband, Carl W. Schroyer, were married Oct. 6, 1947, in Cumberland, Md.

Dorothy was a member of the Greencastle-Antrim Homemakers and was an active member of the Greencastle Senior Center. She enjoyed flower gardening and being with her grandchildren, and was an avid G-A Blue Devils fan.


Surviving family, in addition to her mother and husband, are three daughters, Carol (husband Charles) Lowe of Smithsburg, Md., Beverly (husband Gary) Meadows of Waynesboro, and Missy (husband Joe) Hewitt of Falling Waters W.Va.; three sons, Michael D. Schroyer of Greencastle, John (wife Robin) Schroyer of Waynesboro, and Tim Schroyer of Carlisle, Pa.; five grandchildren, Andrea, Adam, Ryan, Kelsey and Becca; three brothers, Glenn, Charles and Richard Channing; and five sisters, Delores Richardson, Marjorie Rugg, Janice Miller, Sandra Edelman and Donna Moatz.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 29, at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with her nephew, David Channing, officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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