Dolores Cain, 77

Dolores “Ducky” (Graver) Cain, 77, of Conestoga View passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008. Born in Lancaster she was the daughter of the late Charles P. Sr. and Anna Mary (Campbell) Graver.

Dolores was always quick to smile. She always saw the best in people. Dolores enjoyed reading science fiction and watching scary movies. She loved animals especially cats. Ducky was loved by her family and everyone who knew her, she will be deeply missed by them.

Dolores is survived by a son Robert C. husband of Kathy of Lancaster, a daughter; Linda C. wife of Michael Martinez of Richmond CA, 3 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 2 sisters; Shirley A. Graver of Laughlin NV and Marcia M. Utley wife of the late Thomas Utley of Lancaster, and a long time friend Dale Axe of Lancaster.

She was preceded in death by a sister; Elizabeth Schmitt and 3 brothers; Charles Jr., Donald, and Bernard Graver.

In lieu of flowers contributions in Dolores name can be made to St. Andrews United Church of Christ 701 N. Lime St. Lancaster 17602.

A Funeral Service will be held Monday, May 12, 2008 at 11 am. at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Chapel 3110 Lititz Pike Lititz 17543. The family will receive friends at the funeral home before the service from 10-11 a.m. Interment will be at St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery.

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Dear Ducky’s Family,

I am so sorry about your loss.Ducky was a happy person.I will never forget the times she would go out to smoke at Conestoga View on the patio.She would come out pushing her wheel chair just a dancing around as she was walking out to the patio.She would make you smile and laugh and just have a good time.She is resting now and she isn’t suffering anymore.I’m going to really miss her.       

Louise Whitesel

I’m not sure anyone will remember me, but I lived at 153 East Vine St. as a child. My maiden name was Janice Newell Wertz, and I lived with my grandparents, Allie & Edna Newell. I was so sorry, to hear of "Ducky’s passing. I remember playing with Linda & Robbie at their home on East Vine.
 I remember Ducky as a beautiful lady with blond hair. She was always smiling and always seemed so happy. Even though it’s been 50 years since I,ve seen her I will always remember the fun I had playing as a child at the Graver home.

With deepest sympathy,
Janice Wertz (Landis)

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