Dora Jean McCauley, 75, of Hanover, Pa., passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at her home following a period of declining health due to dementia.
Born March 8, 1937, at Mabie, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Ina Reed Arbogast and wife of the late Jack Lee McCauley, who died in 2007.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Kurtis McCauley; four brothers, Walter, Lloyd and Harold Arbogast and Robert Thompson; and three sisters, Edna Thompson, Mary Twist and Ethel Lantz.
She retired from Hanover Pen Corp. in 2002 following 15 years of service. She was a member of Bethel Assembly of God in Littlestown, Pa., where she served many years working in the children's church and will be remembered as the greeter at the door. She ministered to others through her special gifts of cards and hugs.
Survivors include a son, Greg McCauley and his wife, Tonya, of Spring Grove, Pa.; two daughters, Gail Larman and Faye Esquivel and her husband, Johnny, all of Hanover, Pa.; six grandchildren, Matthew and Daniele McCauley, Angie Campo and her husband, Joe, Sydney, Isabela and Ian Esquivel; and two sisters, Martha Jones of Mabie and Bertie Durham of Davis.
The funeral will be conducted at noon today at Bethel Assembly of God, 1125 Frederick Pike, Littlestown, Pa., with Pastors Garry Sheaffer and James Ruddy officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul's Dubs Cemetery in Hanover, Pa. The family received friends at a viewing Monday evening at Panebaker Funeral Home, Inc., 311 Broadway in Hanover, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Home Hospice, 260 W. High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.PanebakerFuneralHome.com.