Obituary: Dorothy L. Sibrel


Dorothy L. Sibrel, 85, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at the Gettysburg Hospital.

She was born January 11, 1935 in Mummasburg, PA the daughter of the late Philip and Lottie Mae Kump Topper. Dorothy is predeceased by two husband, Allen W. Plank, Jr. and Charles R. Sibrel.

Mrs. Sibrel was a former member of the McKnightstown United Church of Christ. For many years she was employed at Jack Tar Manufacturing in Littlestown, PA. She enjoyed collecting Boyd’s Bears and baskets and working Work puzzles..

Dorothy is survived by three children; Michael A. Plank and his wife Sue of Gettysburg, PA, Beverly A. Jacoby and her husband Richard of Littlestown, PA, Pamela J. Morris and her husband Dave of Hanover, PA, a granddaughter, Amanda Weinel, a great granddaughter, Trinity Weinel, two sisters; Mary Jane Socks of Biglerville, PA, Joyce McDannell of Arendtsville, PA and a brother, Bernard Topper of McKnightstown, PA. In addition to her husbands she was predeceased by a sister, Beatrice Carey.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM from Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg, PA. There will be a viewing at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA. All services will be held under COVID protocols. Online condolences and obituary available at

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