Dorothy M. Garrett, 87, medical worker, active at Lititz Moravian, Historical Foundation volunteer

By on November 8, 2017

Dorothy Marie Garrett, 87, of Lititz, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at her home at the Moravian Manor, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Keokuk, Iowa, on Jan. 21, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Herbert W. and Mary Attamarie Prince.

After graduating from the University of Iowa with a nursing degree, Dottie worked in various aspects of the medical profession throughout her life. She was a member of Lititz Moravian congregation, for many years a member of the church’s choir and trombone choir, and in her golden years kept busy by volunteering in the church office, at the Lititz Historical Foundation, as well as participating in many activities at the Manor.

Dottie is survived by her sons: David, husband of Robyn, of New Bern, N.C.; and Michael, of Lancaster; her grandchildren: Katie Rineer, wife of Josh; Lauren; Derrick; and Lindsay; brother: Harold, husband of Betsye; and sister: Ruth.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: James; and youngest son: Scott.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her life celebration memorial service at the Lititz Moravian Church, 8 Church Square, Lititz, on Friday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions in Dottie’s name can be made to either the Book of Remembrance, c/o Lititz Moravian Church, 8 Church Square, Lititz, PA 17543; or the Lititz Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 65, Lititz, PA 17543.

Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements. Condolences may be shared at

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