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Dorothy Sarah (Longenecker) Reinecker

June 10, 1933 December 10, 2023
Dorothy Sarah (Longenecker) Reinecker
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Obituary for Dorothy Sarah (Longenecker) Reinecker

Dorothy Sarah (Longenecker) Reinecker, 90, of Biglerville, PA passed away on Sunday,

December 10, 2023 at home surrounded by family.

Dorothy was born on June 10, 1933 in Biglerville, PA and was the daughter of the late

Marshall W. and Isabelle A. (Heckenluber) Longenecker. She was the wife of the late

Lee Wayne Reinecker, who died 12/28/2010. They had celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Mrs. Reinecker attended Biglerville High School. Dorothy “Dot” worked as a part-time

employee at the children’s clothing store, Jack and Jill Shoppe, Gettysburg, PA from 1958 until

1969. She was the manager and eventual owner of The Hitching Post, Biglerville, PA from

1969 until 1996. “Dot” was a hostess for The Pub in Gettysburg from 2001 until the Fall of

2023. She was a lifetime member of Zion United Church of Christ, Arendtsville, PA.

She had been active in the Church adult choir and served as the director of the children’s choir

for several years.

Dorothy was predeceased by her daughter, Marsha R. Oropollo. She is survived by her

children, Nancy R. Hendricks (Erik) of Gettysburg, PA, Susan R. Wallen (Michael) of Bell

Canyon, CA, Scott E. Reinecker (Sarah) of York, PA, Ellen R. Sites (David) of Gettysburg, PA,

and son-in-law, Salvatore Oropollo of Aldan, PA. She was “MIMI” to the following

grandchildren: Karen Morris, Amy Williams (Jason), Christopher Alcaro (Krystal Willcox),

Sarah Wallen, Rachel Wallen (Reid Fox), Richard Wallen, Samuel Wallen, Gabriel Oropollo,

(Kristin), Nathaniel Oropollo (Emily), Siena Letnaunchyn (Taras), Hannah Oropollo, Alexandra

Reinecker, Maxwell Reinecker, Marshall Sites and Isabelle Sites. Her great grandchildren:

Ella, Sophia and Christian Williams; William, Anthony and Grace Morris; Chase, Makenzie and

Kylie Oropollo; Harper Oropollo; Micah and Levi Letnaunchyn. She is survived by her sister,

Jane L. Grim of Arendtsville, PA and many nieces and nephews.

“Dot” will always be remembered for her love of family and friends. Her favorite saying:

“Live, Laugh and Love”

A memorial service will be held at Zion United Church of Christ, on the square of Arendtsville,

on Saturday, December 16, at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Heather Kurtz officiating. There

will be a private internment. The family is requesting that no children attend the service due to

seating capacity in the church.

The Monahan Funeral Home, Gettysburg, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers, “Dot” has requested that memorial contributions be sent to

Zion United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 538, 22 Gettysburg Street, Arendtsville, PA. 17303

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10:00 AM 12/16/2023 10:00:00 AM
Zion United Church of Christ

22 Gettysburg St.
Arendtsville, PA 17303

Zion United Church of Christ
22 Gettysburg St. Arendtsville 17303 PA
United States

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