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July 19, 2013

Dorothy J. Krouse, 71, Northumberland

— NORTHUMBERLAND — Dorothy J. “Dottie” Krouse, 71, of Strawbridge Road, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, at her home.

She was born Oct. 4, 1941, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late William London and Hilda (Wampole) Rovito. On June 21, 1958, she married Miles H. Krouse Sr. who preceded her death on Oct. 19, 2006.

She attended Sunbury schools and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Sunbury.

Dottie was an active member of the Northumberland/Point Township Senior Action Center, a member of the Northumberland Grange 218, and a former member of the Shikellamy School District PTA. She and her husband, for many years, were den leaders of Cub Scout Troop 3325 of Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Northumberland. They both operated the food concession stand at John Long’s Field in Sunbury for 16 years together and Dottie for 17 years.

She loved spending time with family and friends and loved to vacation, taking several cruises. She was a babysitter to local children for many years in her home.

She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Miles H. Jr. and Denise Krouse, of Sunbury, Michael A. Krouse and fiance Dottie Giurastante, of Kreamer; one daughter, Michelle L. Higgins, of Northumberland; nine grandchildren, Jasmine, Ashley, Lexie, Kyrie, Karissa, Garrett, Damian, Casey, and Dustin; five great-granddaughters, Sophia, Elizabeth, Baylee, Vanesa, and Nichole; her companion, Donald Sarvis, of Northumberland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son in infancy, and three brothers, William, Thomas, and David London.

Friends and family may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland, and again from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday where the funeral service will be conducted at 11 with the Rev. D. Elinor Allison officiating.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dottie’s memory may be made to SUN Home Hospice, 61 Duke St., Northumberland, PA 17857.

 

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    BOWERSOX, CHAD D., 37, of Watsontown. Life celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Washingtonville Fire Hall, 19 Strawberry Ridge Road, Danville.

    DERCK, BEATRICE A., of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by a graveside service in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    DINSMORE, ELEANORE F., 83, of Selinsgrove. Celebration of life at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sharon Lutheran Church, 120 S. Market St., Selinsgrove. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

    FAUSNAUGHT, JEAN H., 71, of Danville. Visitation from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Visneski Funeral Homem Inc., 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg.

    GANTT, WESLEY J. JR., 58, of Middleburg. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by funeral at 2.

    HAMMAKER, JAMES L. JR., 86, of Richfield. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown’s United Methodist Church, 33401 Route 35 North, McAlisterville, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Richfield Union Cemetery. George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mount Pleasant Mills.

    HENRY, DORIS E., 76, of Mifflinburg. Memorial service at 7 p.m. today at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 Market St., Mifflinburg.

    MILLER, DONALD W., 77, of Hughesville. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. today at White Hall Baptist Church, 945 White Hall Road, Danville, followed by the funeral at 11. Brooks Funeral Home, Turbotville.

    NEWMAN, DAVID E., 56, of Middleburg. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sound at Sound of the Gospel Church, Park Road, Selinsgrove. Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.

    OBERDORF, KENNETH I., 87, of Riverside. Visitaiton from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Brady Funeral Home, 320 Church St., Danville, followed by funeral at 1.

    ROBBINS, RAYMOND D., 90, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Roupp Funeral Home, 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Mazeppa Union Cemetery.

    SCHOLL, GEORGE R., 63, of Middleburg. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace Covenant Community Church, Middleburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Selinsgrove.

    SNOOK, HARRY I., 86, of Weikert. Graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hironimus Union Cemetery, Weikert. Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

    STEIMLING, FREDERICK A., 53, of Cashtown. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Christ Chapel on the Gettysburg College campus, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Flohrs Cemetery, McKnightstown. Monahan Funeral Home, Gettysburg.

    WEBB, KENNETH S., 98, of Milton. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by funeral at 10, at Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, 125 N. Front St., Milton. Burial in Twin Hills Memorial Park.

    WORTHINGTON, DORIS S., 84, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 1:30 to 2 p.m. today at Chapel of Faith, Hope and Love, Selinsgrove Center, Selinsgrove, followed by funeral at 2. Burial in Salem Cemetery. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

     

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