Geraldine May Foltz, 96, Shorenson Co. seamstress, mother of four, cat lover

By on February 24, 2016

Geraldine May Foltz, 96, of Lititz, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Reading to the late William and Eva (Eckenroth) Reinoehl, and was the companion of Charles Kofroth for 52 years.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, gardening, crafts and was a huge cat lover. Geraldine worked as a seamstress for Shorenson Co. in Brownstown for more than 20 years.

Geraldine is survived by four children: Dennis Foltz of Denver; Dorene Shaffner of Lititz; David, husband of Anne Foltz, of Tampa, Fla.; Danette, wife of Clinton Witmer, of Lititz; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.

Private services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Geraldine’s memory may be made to SPCA of Lancaster County, 848 Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100 Harrisburg, PA 17110

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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