Gregory N. Dotter, 51, Army Reserves vet, stockbroker, outdoorsman, loved to travel

By on March 30, 2016

Gregory N. Dotter, 51, of Ephrata, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

He was the husband of Sandra “Sandy” L. Glaus Dotter, with whom he shared 26 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Richard L. and Dorothy R. Reed Dotter of Lancaster.

Gregory had worked as a stockbroker for 20 years, working with Smith-Barney and Wells Fargo in the Lancaster area. A 1983 graduate of Manheim Township High School, he went on to earn a bachelor of science degree in finance and a minor in economics from the Pennsylvania State University.

He served as a specialist combat engineer with the First Special Forces (Airborne) Group in the 1980s in the Army Reserves.

A true outdoorsman, Gregory enjoyed fishing, hiking, and big game hunting, traveling to destinations in the US, Alaska, Canada, and Africa. He loved to go to his family’s cottage in the Poconos.

In addition to his wife, Sandy; and parents, Richard and Dorothy; Gregory is survived by his brother: Steven R., married to Renee Dotter, of Lititz; his sisters: Beverly, married to Kris Lonkani, of Woodville, Fla.; and Barbara Elk of Havana, Fla.; and by several loving nieces and nephews.

Services were held March 28 at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Gregory’s memory to One Life To Live Pet Rescue, c/o Debbie Stezar, 1721 Olive St., Scranton, PA 18510.

To send an online condolence, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz. assisted Gregory’s family with the arrangements.

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