Dorothea ‘Dottie’ Jane Ebert Orwig
Dorothea “Dottie” Jane Ebert Orwig died peacefully at the Gilchrist Hospice Care Center on August 7, 2020 in Towson, MD just 3 weeks shy of her 87th birthday.
Dottie was born on August 29, 1933 in Williamsport, PA, the only child of local schoolteachers Clarence G. “Speedy” & Hulda Heim Ebert. She graduated from Williamsport High School in 1951, followed by 4 years at Penn State (remaining an avid PSU football fan), receiving a degree in Home Economics in 1955. She married high school sweetheart George E. Orwig II in 1956, and soon started raising their family in Loyalsock Twp.
Dottie is survived by: her children – Sandy S. of Abington, PA; Jeffrey C. of Paris, ME; twins Denise L. of Baltimore, MD and David A. (and his wife Sandra Vannote) of Gardner, MA; her grandchildren, Taylor, Nathan and Hannah Orwig, also of Gardner, MA, and great-grandson Braxton Orwig. She is preceded in death by her parents and former husband, George.
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There will be no public service, and the family will privately carry out Dottie’s wishes at some time in the future. Online condolences can be made online at www.lassahnfuneralhomes.com