Dolores M. Sachs 81, Linden Hall teacher, nursery school director

By on July 25, 2012

Dolores Myers Sachs, 81, of Manheim, passed away at home Tuesday, July 17, 2012.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late George K. and Naomi Seachrist Myers. She was the wife of the late Carl W. Sachs Jr., who died in 2008.

Dolores was a teacher at Linden Hall, Lititz, and at the United Cerebral Palsy, Lebanon. She graduated cum laude from Millersville University with a bachelor of science degree in education in 1977. Dolores was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manheim, where she was the former director of nursery school for 12 years. She also attended Manheim Brethren in Christ Church and LCBC. An avid reader, Dolores enjoyed traveling, volunteering, gardening, flowers and she loved to spend time with her family.

Surviving are three sons: Jeffrey M., husband of Linda Sachs, of Chandler, Ariz.; James R. Sachs, of Phoenix, Ariz.; and Stephen M., husband of Violet Sachs, of Bellefonte; four daughters: Christina S., wife of Michael Wagner, of Dallastown; Elizabeth A. Ern, of Manheim; Theresa L., wife of David Lehman, of Collegeville; and Sarah P. Sachs, companion of Robert Hill, of Morton; 19 grandchildren, two great-grandsons, three step-great-grandchildren; and a brother: George K. Jr., husband of Peggy Myers, of Silver Spring, Md.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, on July 27 at 2 p.m. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family in Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on July 27 from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Dolores’ memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

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