Doris E. Gehman, 86, worked at Hope Hosiery, enjoyed knitting, playing basketball

By on May 3, 2017

Doris E. (Fake) Gehman, 87, Reinholds, died Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Ephrata Community Hospital.

Born in Mohnton, a daughter of the late Albert and Amanda (Miller) Fake, she was married to Gerald D. Gehman for 65 years on Feb. 16.

A graduate of Mohnton High School, Doris had worked at Bollman Hat Company and Hope Hosiery, both of Adamstown. She loved sports, especially basketball, in her earlier years; and was an avid knitter.

Seven siblings predeceased her.

Private burial was in Muddy Creek Cemetery, Swartzville, with her nephew, Rev. Joel R. Hainley, officiating.

Omit flowers; consider contributions to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, assisted Gerald with the arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at

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