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1934 Dorothy 2013

Dorothy L. Rutter

September 29, 1934 — August 13, 2013

Dorothy L. Rutter, 78, of Mount Joy, died peacefully Tuesday August 13, 2013 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was the loving wife of Robert J. Rutter, Sr. and they celebrated 50 years of marriage in April. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Helen (Shamus) Deeg. Dorothy retired as an inspector for QVC of Landisville. Dorothy enjoyed spending time at the beach in Ocean City, MD, and her visits to Spain and Germany. She was an avid Elvis Presley fan and visited Graceland twice and toured Beale St. & Blues Alley, along with a trip down the Mississippi on a paddle boat. Being a music lover Dorothy has a record collection from the 1940’s to the present, and enjoyed playing the piano and organ. She also enjoyed crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and crocheting.

Surviving in addition her husband are four children, Ted husband of Cindy of Columbia, Christine wife of Fred of Harrisburg, Elwood husband of Mel of Wrightsville, Robert Jr. husband of Stacy of Mount Joy; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and her little dog Sandy. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son Howard. Dorothy will be sadly missed by her family and all who knew her.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 W. Main St. Mount Joy, PA on Saturday August 17, 2013 at 12 noon. There will be a public viewing on Saturday at the funeral home from 11:00 AM until the time of the service.

Kindly omit flowers, contributions in Dorothy’s memory may be sent to the Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania,1500 Paxton Street, Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17104 or Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125 Lancaster PA 17604-4125.

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Saturday, August 17, 2013

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Buch Funeral Home - Mount Joy

21 W. Main St., Mount Joy, PA 17552

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Saturday, August 17, 2013

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Buch Funeral Home - Mount Joy

21 W. Main St., Mount Joy, PA 17552

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