Dorothy Einwechter

Dorothy Einwechter

Wednesday, May 30th, 1928 Friday, May 8th, 2020

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Obituary for Dorothy J. Einwechter (Schwanger)

Dorothy J. Einwechter, 91, of Palmyra, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at her daughter’s home in McAlisterville.
She was the wife of the late William P. Einwechter who died in 1995. Born on May 30, 1928 in Elizabethtown, she was the daughter of the late Orville and Ethel Larson Schwanger.
Dorothy was a wonderful wife, mother, and homemaker. She was a graduate of the Elizabethtown High School and of the Nursing School of the Philadelphia General Hospital. She was a faithful member of the Immanuel Free Reformed Church in Schoeneck.
Surviving are two daughters, Diane Forrester of Denver, Donna Troshak of McAlisterville; three sons, William O. Einwechter husband of Linda of Stevens, Thomas B. Einwechter husband of Valerie of Stafford, VA, and John P. Einwechter husband of Loretta of Orange, CA; 29 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren; two sisters, Marilyn wife of Charles Zerphey of Mt. Joy, and Connie Hesford of Mifflintown; and a brother, Orville Schwanger of Hershey. She was preceded in death by a brother, John Schwanger.
A private funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:30 AM with her son, Pastor William O. Einwechter officiating. Funeral services will be live streamed on our website at, or go to Interment in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

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    Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
    54 Indiantown Gap Road
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Jake Einwechter

Luvu Bamma! And so grateful for all the love u shewed us!
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Dale and Sharon Lutz

We were so glad to join with you via internet for Dot's service. We are praying that God's comfort will be yours in the days, weeks, months, and years ahead. Only wish we could have seen you in person.
Dale and Sharon Lutz
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In honor of a life well lived. Sending prayers for peace.
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