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Dorothy I. (Bressler) Ganci, 84 – Enjoyed Sewing, Time with Family

Dorothy I. Ganci, 84, of Boyertown, formerly of Pine Grove, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at home.

Born on March 27, 1939 in Rock, she was a daughter of the late William T. Sr. and Bertha B. Knarr Bressler.

Dorothy was a sewing machine operator for the former J & S in Lebanon.

She was a member of the Most Blessed Trinity Parish in Tremont and attended St. Columbkill Church in Boyertown. She was a member of the Ladies Fireman Auxiliary in New Jersey.

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Dorothy enjoyed sewing and loved spending time with her family.

Preceding her in death were her husband Salvatore J. Ganci, Jr. in 2011, four sisters, Shirley Lawell, Anna Jane Keller, Alice Bressler and Georgine Bressler; three brothers, William T. Jr. “Billy”, Harvey, and Sterling Bressler.

Surviving are three daughters, Cynthia and husband Stephen Smith of Aransas Pass, TX, Nina Ganci and companion Clay Wortman of Taylors, S.C., Sami Jo and husband Daniel Trout of Boyertown, with whom she resided, 8 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren; three sisters, Altheda “Ethel” Wolfe of Pine Grove, Barbara Arthur of Minersville, Carol and husband Bob Bainbridge of Pottsville; a brother Kenneth and wife Betty Bressler of Pine Grove; a sister-in-law, Sister Mary Joseph Ganci of Woodbridge, NJ; nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at Most Blessed Trinity Parish, 113 Cherry St., Tremont with Father Johnson officiating. There will be a viewing on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Church. Interment will follow in the Most Blessed Trinity Cemetery, Tremont.

In lieu of flowers the family would prefer contributions be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society at or by mail to P. O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

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