Dr. Woodrow S. Dellinger
was born on 11 September 1912. He was the son of Curvin Nelson Dellinger
and Emma M. Strayer
. He married Ella Mae Fleming
at Red Lion, York Co., Pennsylvania
, on 19 August 1939. Woodrow died on 14 March 1988 at York Hospital, York, York Co., Pennsylvania
, at age 75. He was New Tag Obituary from the Wednesday March 16, 1988 York Daily Record:
"Dr. Woodrow S. Dellinger
RED LION - Dr. Woodrow S. Dellinger, 75, of 104 S. Main St., who retired after being a practicing general physician for over 50 years, died at 4 p.m Monday at York Hospital. He was the husband of Ella May (Fleming) Dellinger.
The service will be 2 pm.m Thursday at Bethany United Methodist Church, 121 W. Broadway. Burial will be in Red Lion Cemetery. Viewings will be 6 to 9 tonight at the Burg Funeral Home Inc., 134 W. Broadway, and 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite Red Lion charity.
Dr. Dellinger was born in Red Lion, the son of the late Curvin N. and Emma M. (Strayer) Dellinger.
He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, where he attended Sunday School and taught the Men's Bible Class 30 years. He was a former chairman of the church's board of trustees and a delegate to the annual conference of the church.
A graduate of Lebanon Valley College and of Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, he had served 18 year as a trustee of Lebanon Valley College, and was recipient of the Distinguished Alumni award in 1974.
Dr. Dellinger was a junior intern at Hospital from 1936 to 1937, an intern at the hospital from 1937 to 1938, and a chief resident there from 1938 to 1939.
He later opened his office of general practice at 102 S. Main St., and in 1950, he moved to 104 S. Main St., where he served more than 50 years.
Dr. Dellinger retired as a director of the Hamilton Bank in Red Lion, in February 1985.
He was a member of Free and Accepted Masons Red Lion Blue Lodge, of the Harrisburg Scottish Rite and Zembo Shrine of Harrisburg.
The founding president of the Red Lion Rotary Club, he also was a member of the Pennsylvania Medicial Society, the American Medical Assocation, and the York County Medical Association.
He was president of the Red Lion School Board for nearly 13 years, during which time the Red Lion Area School District was formed. He was the recipient of the Red Lion Jaycee's Outstanding Young Man in America award. He also was recipient of the Catherine Meyer award in 1985, given by the Red Lion Borough.
Dr. Dellinger also is survived by a son, Woodrow S. "Skip" Dellinger, Jr., Baltimore; a brother Curvin N. Dellinger, Lebanon; a niece and six nephews.
Officiating at the service will be his pastor, the Rev. Lyle S. Bundy."
On 16 March 1988 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. He was buried on 17 March 1988 at Red Lion Cemetery, Red Lion, York Co., Pennsylvania
; Pall bearers were nephews Curvin Dellinger, Wesley Dellinger, Lorrie Dellinger, and Todd Dellinger, as well as John Fleming, Rodney Sechrist, and Jay De Matthews.