In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother Aaron Hoffer.
She is survived by her son Richard M. Pickel of Middletown; daughter JoAnn F., wife of Harvey Stine of Middletown; sister Faye Dickerson of Lower Swatara Township; three grandchildren Dolly Jo Akins, Steven W. Pickel and Gregory T. Pickel, all of Middletown; and great-grandson Elijah W. Akins of Middletown.
A Tribute to her life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 12, at her church, 245 W. High St., Middletown, with the Rev. Kimberly Shifler her pastor officiating.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.
Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until time of service on Friday at her church.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions in Dolly’s honor be sent to Middletown First Church of God, 245 W. High St., Middletown, PA 17057.
Arrangements by Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown.
Condolences may be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.