Doris Channer

Obituary of Doris E. Channer

Doris Elizabeth (Schneider) Channer, 95, of Zieglerville, PA, passed away on April 13, 2022, at Frederick Living. She was the wife of the late Harry Lavern Channer, with whom she shared 71 years of marriage.


Born in Philadelphia, PA, on April 14, 1926, Doris was the daughter of the late Joseph W. Schneider Sr. and Elizabeth A. (Peoples) Schneider.


Doris is lovingly remembered by her son, Harry “Wayne” (& Carol) Channer; her daughter, Diana Lynn Channer; her grandchildren, Jennifer (& David) Ramey, James “Joe” (& Nicole) Channer, and Kimberly Long; and her great-grandchildren, Mikah, Ava, David, Titus, Wyatt, Emma, and Beau.


In addition to her husband and parents, Doris was predeceased by her brother, Joseph W. Schneider Jr.


Visitation will take place on July 1, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at New Hanover United Methodist Church, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA 19525. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Doris’ memory to Frederick Living. Checks can be mailed to Advancement, Frederick Living, 2849 Big Road, Zieglerville, PA 19492. Online donations can be made at All donations will go towards the Benevolent Care Fund.   


Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte Street, Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at