Dorothy Rissler

Dorothy Louise Rissler (Ford)

Tuesday, September 8th, 1942 - Thursday, May 13th, 2021
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Dorothy Louise “DottieLou” Rissler, 78, of Denver, passed away at home on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
She was married 26 years to David R. Rissler. Born in Philadelphia she was the daughter of the late Paul H. and Anna D. Ford.
DottieLou retired from Berk-Tek after many years of employment. She was a member of Mt. Culmen E. C. Church in East Earl where she enjoyed singing in the choir. DottieLou enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, and cooking.
Surviving besides her husband is her brother, Paul H. Ford Jr. his partner May Decker and seven children: Shannon (Humphrey) Knarr wife of Raymond Knarr III, Aaron & Krista Humphrey, John & Nena Humphrey, Rob & Deb Rissler, Todd Rissler, Mark & Christi Rissler and Joanna Rissler; eight grandchildren: Ciara Geissler (wife of David Geissler), Becca, Jacob & Seth Humphrey, Brianna, Cailey, Lauren and Savanna Rissler; four great grandchildren: Lucas & Ava Geissler and Trey & Nyah Miller. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Laura (Humphrey) Phelps, by sons, Jamie and James Jared Humphrey, by grandson Raymond “Bubba” Knarr, and her sister Jean Ford.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Mt. Culmen E. C. Church, 1885 Turkey Hill Road, East Earl, PA 17519 or to the Alzheimer’s Association,2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

2 Timothy 4:7 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful!”
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    Caernarvon Cemetery
    6130 Morgantown Road
    MORGANTOWN, PA 19543
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Shawn Sensenig & Family

Posted at 08:26am
Dorthy was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. We are praying for your family during this difficult time.
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Shannon Raymond Ciara David Lucas Ava

Posted at 08:13am
Dear Mom & Grandmal We will love you always & miss you forever. Thank you for so many beautiful memories. Always in our hearts.
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Yvonne and Kenneth Styer

Posted at 08:43am

I miss seeing Dottie in church, she was a very nice lady.
Our sympathy goes out to Dave and her family.

Kenneth and Yvonne Styer

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