Dorothy L. Derr, 88, mother of six, Odd Fellows Lodge member

By on November 22, 2016

Dorothy L. Derr, 88, of Lititz, formerly of Holtwood, entered into rest Nov. 15, 2016 at her daughter’s home in Holtwood.

Born in Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Esther (Roop) Lefever. She was married to the late Robert Derr.

She was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Lititz, and the Lady Colfax Rebekah Lodge No. 182.

Dorothy is survived by six children: Sidney (Donald) Graver of Holtwood; Terry Nye of Quarryville; Barbi (Paul) Stanavage of Leola; Suzi (Randy) Shertzer of Needmore; Robert Derr Jr. (Kathy) of Lititz; Wanda (Dick) Jones of New Holland; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; siblings: Richard (Doris) Lefever, Guy (Wanda) Lefever, Darlene (Dennis) Bond; and an aunt: Jean Ressel.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Gene and Lester Lefever.

Private interment will take place in Shaefferstown.

Arrangements entrusted to Dewald Funeral and Cremation Services, Quarryville. Online condolences may be offered at

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