The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 27, 2013

Dorothy M. Dorman, 82, Selinsgrove


The Daily Item

— SELINSGROVE — Dorothy M. Dorman, 82, of Route 204, passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born Sept. 17, 1930, in Spring Township, Snyder County, a daughter of the late William H. and Mintie B. (Pennington) Oldt. Dorothy was married to Ralph E. Dorman for 50 years , until his passing on Aug. 14, 2001.

Earlier in her life she had worked at the family store in Forrest Hill.

She was later employed at Wilson Manufacturing, Sunbury; CVS; Groce’s Silk Mill, Selinsgrove; Sterling Throwing Mills, Mifflinburg; and Middleburg Silk Mill.

Dorothy was a member of Zion Church of Kratzerville and a social member of the Middleburg V.

F.W. Post.

A fan of classic country music, she will be remembered for her many evenings out dancing at area clubs.

Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Rose M. and Earl Cartnail, of Harrisburg, Connie L. and Lonny Hackenburg, of Selinsgrove, and Molly D. and Richard E. Martin Jr., of Fort Indiantown Gap; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her companion of the past 2 1/2 years, Jim Brouse, of Selinsgrove; and Ralph W. Heim and his wife Judy, of Hummels Wharf, whom she considered a son.

She was preceded in death by one sister Thelma Ross.

Friends and family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at V.L. Seebold Funeral Home , 601 N High St., Selinsgrove, where the funeral will be at 11 a.m. with Pastor Patricia A. Bennett officating.

Burial will be in Zion Reformed Cemetery, Kratzerville.

Contributions to honor Dorothy’s memory may be made to the Shamokin Dam United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 303, Shamokin Dam, PA 17876.