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  • Dorothy A. Pelzer

  • Dorothy A. Pelzer, 92, of Church Street, Little Falls, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at the home of her son, Larry, in Poughkeepsie, following a brief illness.

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  • Dorothy A. Pelzer, 92, of Church Street, Little Falls, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at the home of her son, Larry, in Poughkeepsie, following a brief illness.
    She was born on Oct. 3, 1920, in Little Falls, the daughter of the late Jacob and Anna (Gower) Stallman. She was a graduate of the Little Falls High School Class of 1939.
    She was united in marriage to her husband of 22 years, Henry A. Pelzer, on May 8, 1943, at the Christ Lutheran Church, Little Falls. Mr. Pelzer predeceased her on March 21, 1966.
    Mrs. Pelzer was an active member of the Christ Lutheran Church, Little Falls, including the adult fellowship and church choir.
    For 15 years, she was employed in the packing department of the former Allegro Shoe Corp., Little Falls, retiring in 1982.
    She is survived by her sons, Larry Pelzer and his wife, Margaret, of Poughkeepsie, and Robert Pelzer, of Syracuse; her son-in-law, Tim Neuhaus, of Johnstown; six  grandchildren, Matthew Pelzer, Jennifer Pelzer and her fiance, Ryan Kabat, Christopher Pelzer and his wife, Kelsey, Tim Neuhaus, Amanda Neuhaus and Jason Neuhaus; and her beloved great-granddaughter, Matthew Pelzer’s daughter, Riley Jane Pelzer. She was predeceased by her daughter, Gail Neuhaus, in 2002; her son, Gary A. Pelzer, in 2003; and by her sister, Elsie Stallman, in 1966.
    Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013, at 10 a.m. from Chapman-Moser Funeral Home, Inc., 42 N. Ann St., Little Falls, with the Vicar Christin Fawcett officiating. Interment will take place in Mountain View Memorial Gardens, town of Little Falls.
    Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the funeral home on Friday, June 21, 2013,  from 9 to 10 a.m. and to attend the funeral services to follow.
    It is the wish of the family that contributions in memory of Mrs. Pelzer be considered to the Christ Lutheran Church, 14 Petrie St., Little Falls, NY 13365. Envelopes are also available at the funeral home for this purpose.
    Online remembrances at www.chapmanmoser.com.

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