Obituary of Donna Delp
Donna Delp, 57, of Manheim, PA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday evening, January 3, 2021 after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease six years ago. She passed at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lancaster and raised in the Centerville area, she was the daughter of the late Landis A. and Ruth H. Gochnauer Denlinger. She was the wife of Michael L. Delp for 37 years on September 10.
Donna was a faithful member of East Petersburg Mennonite Church. She was a 1981 graduate of Hempfield High School. Although Donna was employed for a number of years by S. Clyde Weaver in East Petersburg, her greater ambition was creating a home and caring for her husband and family. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, and trips to the beach and the family cabins.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Benjamin M., husband of Chelsea L. Fasnacht Delp, of Manheim, Jonathan M., husband of Abigail R. Schlicher Delp, of Elizabethtown, and Sara D., wife of Anthony N. Ferrari, of Manheim; nine grandchildren; five siblings, Clarence, husband of Cynthia Denlinger, of Millersburg, OH, Clair, husband of Barb Denlinger, of Strasburg, Shirley Byers of Shippensburg, George, husband of Dawn Denlinger, of Ephrata, and Gerry Denlinger of Farmland, IN; and her mother-in-law, Joyce Delp of Lititz. She was also preceded in death by her father-in-law, Henry Delp.
The family will receive guests on Friday evening, January 15, 2021 from 6-8:00 PM at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, 6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, PA. Masks are recommended. There will be no public viewing. The funeral and graveside service will be private. To express a condolence with the family visit www.spencefuneralservices.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Donna Delp, please visit Tribute Store