Mrs. Dorothy A. (Neff) Creitz

July 20, 1925 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Mrs. Dorothy Creitz Obituary

Mrs. Dorothy A. Creitz, 98, of Franklin Township, formerly of Lehighton, passed into eternal rest on Friday, Oct. 20th with her loving family at her side. She was the wife of the late Willard D. Creitz who passed away, Oct. 14, 2021. Born in Palmerton, Pa. on Monday, July 20th, 1925, she was a daughter of the late George & Susan (Rehrig) Neff. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a sewing machine operator/floor lady for Drumheller's Mills. Dorothy was an active member of All Saints Episcopal Church, Lehighton where she volunteered her time with the Altar Guild, Parish Choir and the kitchen staff. She was a very family oriented person. Surviving is a daughter Joan D. wife of Russell H. "Rusty" Miller Jr. of Franklin Township, a sister, Diane wife of Gerald Snyder of Aquashicola, a brother, Frank Neff & his wife Marlene of Parryville, a Granddaughter Sherry wife of Michael Rose, 2 Great grandchildren, Emily & Bennett Rose and a God-daughter, Beverly Galasso, Nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by sisters, Marguerite Max, Pauline Farenkopf, Mildred Furry, Betty Hahn, & brothers, Ronald, George Jr,. Herman, Lloyd, & Donald Neff. Funeral Services will be held on Wed. Oct. 25th at 11 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 2nd & Coal St. Lehighton with Deacon Charles Barebo officiating. Call 9:30-11 a.m. Wed. in the church. Interment in The Lehighton Cemetery. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to the church at 301 N. 2nd St., Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mrs. Dorothy A. (Neff) Creitz, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Mrs. Dorothy A. (Neff) Creitz?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Mrs. Dorothy's memory.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Mrs. Dorothy A. (Neff) Creitz

© 2023 Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility