Lucille Dyer, Foodergong worker, 1951 EHS grad

By on October 5, 2011

Lucille "Lucy" (Hagy) Dyer went home to be with our Lord Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011.

She was the wife of John Richard "Dick" Dyer of Lancaster. She was the daughter of the late Lester and Esther (Espenschade) Hagy.

She graduated from Ephrata High School in 1951. Before moving to Lancaster, she lived in Ephrata for 48 years, where she raised her children. She worked at the Foodergong Restaurant for 10 years, and then she worked at Gimbels at Park City. She is a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Landisville.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons: Jeff Pierce, husband of Kim Ellgen, of Lititz; and Bruce Pierce, husband of Chris Daggett, of Manheim; two daughters: Bonnie Ritzman, wife of Ed, of Rochester, N.Y.; and Barbie Camp, wife of Brian, of Minneola, Fla.; a stepdaughter: Lisa, of Lancaster; seven grandchildren: Chad Pierce, Josh Pierce, Sean Pierce, Ashley Pierce, Matthew Camp, Melanie Ritzman and Andrew Ritzman; two step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren: Emma Camp and Conner Pierce.

She was preceded in death by a sister: Dorothy Holcombe, who passed away in 1986; and a brother: Lester Hagy Jr., who passed away in 2010.

Services will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lucy’s memory to the Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. To send the family online condolences, visit

About Ephrata Review