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Donna Wolfer

January 24, 1948 ~ May 8, 2021 (age 73)


Donna Wolfer, 73, of Palmyra, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the MS Hershey Medical Center.  She was born Saturday, January 24, 1948 to the late Calvin and Catherine (Hibshman) Phillippy.  She was predeceased by her husband Urs Wolfer since 2007.


Donna was kind, compassionate, and loyal. She was the best listener and enjoyed adventures with her friends, sewing, gardening, and singing.  She persevered through her paralysis and aphasia for 21 years.  She was a faithful member of the Gravel Hill United Methodist Church, Palmyra, and very grateful for all of the prayers from her congregation.  Most importantly she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend.


She is survived by her children: Sheri Kerr and husband Matt, Ursula Wolfer and husband Craig Horowitz, and Eric Wolfer; grandchildren, Kayla Webb, McKenzie and Spencer Kerr, and Ajay and Alina Horowitz; siblings, David and Dale Phillipy, Diane Sanchez, and Steve and Greg Phillippy; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She is predeceased by a brother, Lynn Phillippy.


A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 1PM, at the Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078.  A time of viewing will be held from noon until the start of the service.  Burial will follow at Gravel Hill Cemetery, Palmyra.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the United Disabilities Services, 2270 Erin Court, Lancaster, PA 17601.

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24 Hour Viewing
May 14, 2021

12:00 PM
Finkenbinder Family Funeral Homes
25 West Pine St.
Palmyra, PA 17078

Funeral Service
May 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Finkenbinder Family Funeral Homes
25 West Pine St.
Palmyra, PA 17078

Graveside Service
May 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Gravel Hill Cemetery
54 Gravel Hill Road
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078


United Disabilities Services
2270 Erin Court, Lancaster PA 17601
Web: https://udservices.org/donate/

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