Margaret A. “Peg” Rohrer, 82

September 15, 2023

Margaret A. “Peg” Rohrer, 82, of East Petersburg, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2023 at her residence.

Born in Little Britian Twp., she was the daughter of the late Paul R. and Kathleen (Louthian) Groff. She was married to the late James V. Rohrer, Sr. for 54 years.

Peg worked as a RN for Lancaster General Hospital for 25 years before her retirement. She was a founding member of Wayside Presbyterian Church in Landisville where she was a lifelong member. She also served as a former Deacon and Elder at her church and was a member of the Presbyterian Women. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the East Petersburg Fire Company and later served as secretary. She was also a member of the Lancaster County Fireman’s Association. She volunteered at the Hempfield Food Pantry and was active with the East Petersburg Women’s Club. Some of her hobbies included quilting, needle point, and crocheting. She was an avid cookie jar collector. One of her passions in life was being able to help others.

She is survived by her son, James V. (Christina) Rohrer, Jr.; daughter, Christine (William Shemeluk) Burfete; her sister, Charlotte Stoner; grandchildren, Bryce Burfete and Madelyn Rohrer; and nephews, Samuel and Daniel Stoner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Sr.; and her brother, Paul R. Groff.

Friends and family will be received from 10AM to 12PM on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at Wayside Presbyterian Church, 600 Stony Battery Rd., Landisville, PA 17538. A memorial service will follow at 12PM with Rev. Dr. Steve Fritz officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Peg’s name to the Wayside Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden Fund at the above listed address or to the East Peterburg Fire Company Historical Preservation Fund, 6076 Pine St. East Petersburg, PA 17520.

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Condolences to the Family

September 21, 2023

Its hard to put into words. Dear Peg you were such a friend to us all. You will b missed. Love you!!
Autumn Shenk

September 20, 2023

Cris and Bryce, know that we care. James and Donna

September 20, 2023

Our prayers go out to the Rohrer family.
Sincerely, Joe and Melanie Gargano

September 19, 2023

Jamie, Chris and Family, we want to send our deepest condolences to you and your family. It has been years since we have seen you and your family; but you will always be family! We loved your Mom and Dad. Sending you love and support during this difficult time. 
Bob and Cheryl Stanley

September 19, 2023

My deepest condolences. Peg was a wonderful woman and a friend. She will be missed very much and very deeply. My thoughts and prayers are with you Chris, Jamie and your families.

September 19, 2023

What a wonderful neighbor!  I already miss her visits and ever-present smile.  What will Larch Avenue do without her?  You have my sincerest condolences on the loss of your sister, mother and grandmother.  R I P, Peg.  Job well done.
Pat ‘Neighbor’ Breneman

September 19, 2023

Dear James and Christine and families, I am shocked to see this. My heart breaks for all of you.  Your mom always had a smile on her face.  Know that my prayers are with you all at this time.
Heidi Krause Gumbert

September 19, 2023

My sincere sympathy. I only knew Peg through the Wayside book group, but I really liked her and will miss her.
Pat White

September 19, 2023

My deepest sympathy to your family. I have fond memories of working with Peg at Family Health at LGH.
Pat Lohr

September 18, 2023

To the family of Margaret Rohrer – know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. 
Harold & Gwen Davenport

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