April 29, 1927 - April 12, 2021
Dorothy Mae Rabuck, 93, of the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown, formerly of York, died peacefully on Monday, April 12, 2021. Born in Reading on April 29, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Claude Edward and Kathryn B. (Reicheneder) March. Dorothy was the loving wife of the late Charles D. Rabuck, Sr., who preceded her in death on October 7, 2001. Dorothy was a caring homemaker and also worked part time at the former Hallmark Card Mart at the old East York Mall. She was an active member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church, serving in the Women's Circle. She was a 1945 graduate of Shillington High School. Dorothy loved the outdoors, whether hiking in her youth or spending time outside with her grandchildren. She enjoyed playing cards, especially with the ladies in her bridge club. Dorothy also enjoyed crafts, crocheting, and needlework. She was an active swimmer, swimming over a half mile almost every day into her 80s, at the Wisehaven swimming pool. Above all, Dorothy was a devoted mother to her sons and a loving grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She will be missed. Dorothy is survived her sons, Charles D. “Don” Rabuck, Jr. and his wife, Barbara of Hummelstown, James M. Rabuck and his wife Beth, of Waynesboro, and Richard D. Rabuck and his wife, Kathy of York. She is also survived by her 7 grandchildren and her 18 great-grandchildren. Dorothy was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Jane Witman and her beloved granddaughter, Rebecca Rabuck. A funeral service to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Outdoor Worship Center at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 311 Haines Road, York, with the Reverend Joshua D. Gill officiating. Interment will follow in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. There will be a visitation at the Outdoor Worship Center on Monday from 1:00 to 1:30pm. Those planning to attend the service are asked to bring a lawn chair for sitting. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org. Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 East Market Street, York, PA 17403.
Dorothy Mae Rabuck, 93, of the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown, formerly of York, died peacefully on Monday, April 12, 2021. Born in Reading on April 29, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Claude Edward and Kathryn B. (Reicheneder) March.... View Obituary & Service Information
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