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Dr. Dorothy Pomraning


Upon retirement from teaching she returned to the family business for many years. Dorothy was a member of AARP, PSEA, VSTA, AHEA, NEA, FHA, BPOE and many others. She was a longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church in Newville and more recently a member of Big Spring Presbyterian Church, also in Newville.

 She was preceded in death by sisters Louise Gallagher, and Helen Mueser, brother-in-law Leighton Pomraning (Alice), sister-in-law Mary Bechtel; and nephew George Pomraning.

 She is survived by her son Keith Pomraning; daughter Mary Geisweit and grandchildren Sarah, Katherine, Adam and David Geisweit; brothers-in-law Neil Gallagher (Lolin), and Alan Mueser; niece Pamela Badzinski (Gary); nephew Harold Pomraning (Linda); and stepbrother Robert Hobaugh and family.

 Private Burial services will be held in York at the convenience of the family.

 A Memorial and Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 in Big Spring Presbyterian Church, Newville, with her pastor William Beck officiating.

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