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Travis S. Finkenbinder, Supervisor


Donna Marie (Hoy) Friedel

February 16, 1944 ~ August 3, 2019 (age 75)

Donna Marie (Hoy) Friedel, 75, of Lewes, DE, formerly of Hummelstown, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 surrounded by her loving family in the Beebe Medical Center, Lewes.  She was born Wednesday, February 16, 1944 in Harrisburg to the late Grant and Betty (Stakley) Hoy.  She was predeceased by her loving husband, Raymond H. Friedel on Monday, May 4, 2009.


She graduated from East Pennsboro High School and retired from Dauphin County where she worked as an administrative assistant for the prison.  She vibrantly enjoyed retirement life in Lewes.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be missed by all who knew her. 


She is survived by two loving sons, Jeffrey E. Friedel and wife Victoria of Annville, and Kevin M. Friedel and wife Beth of Elkton, MD; four grandchildren, Connor and Christian Friedel of Annville, and Mia and Brooke Ayers of Elkton; two sisters, Patricia Kusic of Selbyville, DE and Diane Shirk of Harrisburg.


A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 8th at 11 AM at Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 West Pine Street, Palmyra, PA 17078 with Rev. Douglas Smith officiating.  Family and friends are invited for visitation from 10 AM until time of the service, and again during a period of food and fellowship following the service at the funeral home.  Burial will take place Friday, August 9th at 10 AM in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713 or  Condolences and memories may be shared at



Donations may be made to:

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
220 Continental Drive, Suite 407, Newark DE 19713
Tel: 1-866-443-9856

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