ROTH, DOROTHY MARIE nee. Jantzi
Passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Stratford General Hospital. Dorothy resided in New Hamburg and was born 83 years ago in Wellesley Township, a daughter of the late Elias and Laura (Gerber) Jantzi.
Dorothy is reunited with her husband Mervin L. Roth who predeceased her on January 7, 2010. Loving mother of Darla Hammer & partner Ben Wiebe of Charlton, Larry & wife Lorna Roth, Rod Roth & partner Susi Barry and Tanya & husband Ted Wagler all of New Hamburg. Sadly missed by her grandchildren; Ken (Erika), Michelle (Dave), Kyle (Kristina), Koshia, Rebecca (Jon), Aaron (Mariah), Rachel (Luis), Ian (Samantha), Jessica, Brandon, Teegan and Jazzlyn as well as by her 9 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Melvin (Patricia) Jantzi, Stanley (Liza) Jantzi, Esther (Mel) Harrison and sister-in-law of Eleanor Jantzi, Ken & Katherine Roth, Ray & Audrey Roth, Ina Bender, Elma Yantzi, Florence & Lorne Metzger. Dorothy is predeceased by her son-in-law Peter Hammer (2007), her brother Orland Jantzi and brothers and sisters-in-law; Lavern Bender, Doris (Andrew) Yantzi, Elmer Yantzi, Mahlon (Erma) Roth, Wilmer Roth and Edna (Milfird) Bender.
Dorothy was a member at Hillcrest Mennonite Church, New Hamburg. Dorothy spent much of her time volunteering at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre and loved quilting. She enjoyed travelling with her friends, playing cards, reading and spending time tending to her beautiful gardens.
Friends and relatives are invited to the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street for visitation on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 p.m. A private family committal will take place prior to the funeral service at 19th Line East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Mennonite Church, New Hamburg with Pastors Jan Steckley and Kevin Peters Unrau officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Stratford General Hospital CT Scan Fund or the Mennonite Central Committee (Cheques Accepted). Personal condolences and memorial donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca