Obituary of Hanne-Dore Lehmann
GREENWOOD: Hanne-Dore Lehmann, 76, of Reiman Rd. passed away Sunday morning, August 18, 2019 at Elderwood at Hornell following an extended illness.
Hanne-Dore was born April 29, 1943 in Bremerhaven, Germany to the late Werner and Martha (Zudicatus) Rahn. On August 24, 1974 in the town of Woodhull, she married Walter Lehmann who survives and resides in Greenwood.
Hanne-Dore and her family moved from Germany to Huntington Station, Long Island in 1953 when she was 10 years old. While growing up and living on Long Island, she worked at the Huntington Hospital before moving to Greenwood where she and her husband owned and operated a small farm. She continued working at the former Bethesda Hospital for a short period of time before it's closing, then worked at the Corning Hospital in the medical records department retiring as a supervisor after 30 years of service.
Hanne-Dore enjoyed reading, knitting and spending quality time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Walter, Hanne-Dore is survived by one son, Walter Lehmann, Jr. of Spartanburg, S.C. two daughters, Lisa (Sid) McNeill of Hornell and Kathy (David) Stoppelberg of Willis TX, eight grandchildren, Ashley, Zachary and Emily McNeill, Michelle Lutz, Sarah Nunn, Andrew Lehmann, Kaitlynne Corfman and Brianna Meldrum as well as 9 great grandchildren. Hanne-Dore is also survived by a sister Ursula Bunnell of Parkton, N.C., she was predeceased by a grandson Kristopher Corfman.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday, August 21st at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 East Main St. in Canisteo, where funeral and committal services will take place immediately following calling hours at 8:00 pm. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood, N.Y.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made in Hanne-Dore's name to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.