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Dorothy B. Rodriguez


Dorothy B. Rodriguez, 93, of Hummelstown, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

She was born on April 20, 1924 in Harrisburg and was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Eckert) Baker.

Dorothy attended Penbrook United Church of Christ and was their 2004 Volunteer of the Year. She also loved watching and playing golf, which led her to start the Charles C. Rodriguez annual charity golf tournament, with proceeds supporting cancer research.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband Charles C. Rodriguez.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Dennis Rodriguez of Hummelstown and Sonia Lott and her husband James of Laurel, Md., and three grandchildren Jamie Lott, Samantha Hawkins and Carla Jackson.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 4 p.m. at the Penbrook United Church of Christ, 56 Banks St., Harrisburg, PA 17103.

Internment will be at Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville at 2:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend the graveside service should meet at Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery office by 2:15 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s name to the American Cancer Society, 112 Sipe Ave., Hummelstown, PA 17036 or to the Penbrook United Church of Christ.

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