Minnie Lou Dobie Musser

Minnie Lou Dobie Musser, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully at Masonic Village at Elizabethtown on June 1, 2017.  She was the wife of the late William M. Musser, Jr. of Lampeter for 66 years.  Born in Stony Creek, Sussex County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Mac Howle and Beatrice Wilson Moss Dobie.

After her graduation from the College of William and Mary, she did historical research for the Rockefeller Foundation in Colonial Williamsburg.  Following World War II, she and her husband moved to Lancaster, and she did volunteer work for the Rock Ford Foundation, the Visiting Nurses, the Red Cross, Lancaster General Hospital, and served on the Board of the Junior League.  She was a former member of the Lancaster Country Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Catherine, of Harrisburg; two sons, William M., III, married to Elena Tsoy, of Oceanside, California, and John Henry, II, married to Judy Flynn, of Basalt, Colorado; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Musser was preceded in death by her husband and by a grandson, John A. Coyle, II.

There will be a Graveside Ceremony on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 11 AM in Longeneckers Reformed Mennonite Cemetery, 604 Strasburg Pike, Lancaster, PA with Sam Eshelman officiating. Following the graveside ceremony, there will be a Celebration of Life luncheon held at The Barn at Stoner Grille, 605 Granite Run Drive (Overlook Park), Lancaster, PA 17601

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in Mrs. Musser’s memory be made to the Boys’ and Girls’ Club of Lancaster, 116 S Water St, Lancaster, PA 17603.

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  1. C, B and J,
    I am so sorry to read your mom’s obit this morning. I remember her fondly and meeting and visiting her with my dear friend, Wilsie. I hope you find peace in the memories you hold dear.

    Patsy Heilbron Lavinia

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