Dorothy N. Warfel, 88
Dorothy N. Warfel, 88 of Manheim went to her eternal home on Monday, Nov. 17, 2008. Born in Rapho Township, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Mabel O. Rohrer Nissley. Dorothy was the wife of the late Walter D. Warfel and they farmed many years near Millersville. They retired to Arizona which she dearly loved, and where she resided for ten years before returning to Pennsylvania and the Pleasant View Retirement Community. Dorothy enjoyed traveling at home and abroad and was an avid reader. She was a member of New Danville Mennonite Church where she taught Sunday School.
Surviving are her children: Dolores wife of Clayton Harnish, Willow Street, Barbara Ann wife of James Pierce, Albuquerque, NM., John N. husband of Shirley A. Herr Warfel, Millersville, seven grandchildren: John Pierce, James Pierce, Lucinda Harnish, Bernie Harnish, April Warfel Horst, Allie Warfel, Ashley Warfel and three great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be at the New Danville Mennonite Church, 103 Marticville Road, Lancaster, Pa on Monday, Nov. 24, 2008 at 11:00AM with the Rev. Curtiss Kanagy officiating. Interment will be in Grace United Methodist Cemetery, Millersville. Friends may call at the church from 10-11:00AM on Monday. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to MCC, PO Box 500, Akron, PA 17501. Arrangements are by the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Chapel. To send online condolences please visit. www.snyderfuneralhome.com
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I knew your mother for several years, as my mother was her beautician at Pleasantview. While I worked at my mom’s salon, I got to know Dorothy. She always had a smile on her face and enjoyed coming to the beauty shop each week with her friends at the retirement community. She also enjoyed the days when my son would visit the beauty shop, whom she watched grow from a tiny infant into a thriving toddler. She truly enjoyed life and she will be greatly missed by all of the staff at Haircuts Plus. Please accept my condolences and know that my prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.