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Dorothy J. Hansen


Dorothy J. (Selcher) Hansen, 92, a lifetime resident of Middletown, was peacefully called home to the Lord on Friday, April 12 at Frey Village Retirement Center surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Middletown on the Selcher Farm, she was the daughter of the late William Selcher Sr. and Viola Albright Selcher, both of Middletown.

Dorothy was a graduate of Middletown High School, class of 1944, was retired from Ugite Gas Company, and was a faithful member of the Middletown First Church of God. Dorothy was on the church visitation committee, a volunteer at the Thrift Shop and helped with Meals on Wheels.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and a devoted wife of 56 years to Carl L. Hansen, who preceded her in death in 2005.

Dorothy is survived by her brother, William Selcher Jr.: her five children, Cheri Chichi, Marianne Hansen, David Hansen, Thomas Hansen and Douglass Hansen Sr.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Middletown First Church of God, 235 W. High St., Middletown, Pa. A viewing will be held on Thursday at 12 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church at 235 W. High St., Middletown, PA 17057.

K.M. Knight Funeral Home, Highspire is handling the arrangements.