Doris E. Rote

February 11, 1928 ~ January 16, 2020 (age 91)


Doris E. Rote, 91, of Millville, a resident of The Gardens, passed away on Jan. 16, 2020.
She was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Turbotville, a daughter of the late Charles N. and Grace (Confer) Erdly. On Dec. 29, 1950, she married Jack S. Rote who preceded her in death.

Doris was a 1945 graduate of Turbotville High School. 
She was employed by David Knit Inc., and eventually retired from Leader Nursing Home.
She was a member of Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church, Sunbury, and was an active member of the Turbotville VFW Auxiliary No. 8206, the Sunbury Legion Post 201 Auxiliary, and the Sunbury Elks. 
Doris was an avid reader.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas S. and Sandi Rote of Naples, Fla.; two stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews including special niece, Janis E. Reeser of Millville.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles L., Ray N. and Marvin C. Erdly; and one sister, Ada Pursell.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in the Harleton Cemetery with Pastor Dilip Abayasekara.

Contributions in Doris' memory may be made to Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church, 319 Catawissa Ave., Sunbury, PA 17801, or The Gardens at Millville Activity Fund, 48 Haven Lane, Millville, PA 17846.

Arrangements are by the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury.

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Graveside Service
January 25, 2020

11:00 AM
Harleton Cemetery

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