Cora E. Hollinger, 84, Stevens native, homemaker, seamstress, had doll business,

By on January 20, 2016

Cora E. Hollinger, 84, of Lititz, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Stevens to the late Ivan and Susie (Wenger) Horst; and was the wife of the late Homer L. Hollinger who passed away in 2000.

Cora was a member of the Alive Church, Ephrata. She was a homemaker and seamstress, while operating an in-home doll business, making and selling accessories and clothing. Cora enjoyed bird watching and crafts.

She is survived by a son: Dennis, husband of Jennifer Hollinger, of Barnesville; three daughters: Jean M., wife of Jerry Martin, of Ephrata; Carol A., wife of Donald Kurtz, of Lititz; Patricia F. Hollinger of Barnesville; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Cora had five brothers: Leroy, Mervin, Willis, Ivan and Paul; and seven sisters: Esther, Jane, Elva, Florence, Grace, Bertha, and Elsie.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter.

Services were held Jan. 19 at Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata, with Pastor Nevin Horst officiating. Interment took place in the Weaverland Mennonite Cemetery.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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