Dorothy Jean Merker, 79

7/25/1942 - January 09, 2022

Dorothy “Snook” Merker, 79 of Leola, PA passed away on Sunday, January 9th. Born in Hazelton, PA she was the daughter of the late William Michael and Mary “Marie” Kehoe Michael.
Snook retired from Weinstock Conestoga.

She is survived by her daughters Wanda (wife of Patrick Snyder), Wendy, Lisa, Paula (Raheem) and Pamela (wife of Jarrod Betts). 2 foster sons Michael and Anthony (husband of Rachel), 11 grandchildren, Zachary, Andrew (husband to Kelly), Tony (fiancé of Jen), Deanna, Marcus (fiancé of Chariz), Darion, Isaiah, Tiana (fiancé of Priscilla), Taysia, Arianna, and Jaterra, and 6 great grandchildren, Logan, Lincoln, Sophia, Amariya, Ja’Zion and Layani. Snook had a big heart, she was everyone’s Nana.

She is reunited with her loving husband Paul and all the family and friends that have passed before her.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11 AM at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543.

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January 13, 2022

To Snooky’s close family and friends: I extend my most sincere condolences and sympathize for your loss. I will also miss her dearly and the special friendship (and coffees) we shared. Keep her forever in your hearts! ❤️

January 12, 2022

Snook was a very kind loving person. She and pop opened they’re doors and heart to me and a lot of others with out judgement. She was also very funny and loved to laugh. Mom Snook you will be very much missed but never forgotten. I will be keeping the family in prayer.    The Dodd family 

January 12, 2022

So sorry for your loss Lisa and the rest of your family.  

January 12, 2022

With a heavy heart, i will always love and miss you.

January 12, 2022

You will be missed I know heaven needed a angel to help him in his very very big mansion in the sky

January 12, 2022

Always a pleasant customer. Will be missed. 

January 12, 2022

I’m gonna miss you nana aka mom 

January 12, 2022

My prayers are with your family.  A lovely woman who cared about all of us. I always knew when Clayton, nick,Alex and Brendan were ” around the corner ” Nana was looking out for all the kids. I know we were all better off knowing her and all of you.  Love and sympathy,  Betsy 

January 12, 2022

My deepest sympathy to all of you on the death of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Snook was a beautiful person inside and out. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers.

January 12, 2022

My heart is broken for you. The pain of losing a mother is beyond words. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family and praying for peace and comfort. I truly hope the memories you have with her soon prong more smiles than tears. Sending you a huge hug Wendy. 

Friday, January 14, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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