Dorothy Catherine Koeneke, 86

April 18, 2010

JUNE 27, 1923-APRIL 16, 2010

WILLIAMSPORT - Dorothy Catherine Koeneke, 86, of 16505 Virginia Ave. in Williamsport, Md., and formerly of Bel Air, Md., died Friday, April 16, 2010, at Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport.

Born June 27, 1923, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Roland and Bertha Eva Link Bishop.

Her husband, Charles H. Koeneke Sr., preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1994.

She was employed by Bank of America in Aberdeen, Md., until her retirement in 1982.

She attended Seton High School in Baltimore.

She belonged to St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church in Williamsport.

She volunteered with the Williamsport Food Bank and at the Shepherd's Table.

Survivors include son, Charles H. Koeneke Jr. and his wife, Ruthann, of Hagerstown; grandson, Charles H. Koeneke III and his wife, Kristine, of Hagerstown; grandson, Todd J. Koeneke and his wife, Christine, of South Riding, Va.; and five great-grandchildren.


Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Bertha T. Bishop.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, 32 E. Potomac St., Williamsport, with Monsignor Alfred E. Smith as celebrant. Burial will take place Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 20, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The funeral home will open Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 or John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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