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Dora Lynn Sherry, 46

March 1, 2013

Dora Lynn Sherry, 46, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born April 16, 1966, in New Castle, a daughter of Clarence E. Brown and the late Dr. Mattie Arnell Brown.

On April 25, 1987, she married Arthur Sherry. He survives.

She was a gentle, kind-spirited woman.

Dora was very artistic, and enjoyed painting, drawing and graphic arts.

She was very good at working on computers.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur; her father, Clarence Brown; two sisters, Kimberly Brown of Ellicott City, Md., and Deborah Dennis of New Castle; her grandmother, Lillian Webb of New Castle; four aunts, Mary Elizabeth Medina of Crestview, Fla., Phyllis Palmer of Royal Oakes, Mich., Barbara Cleckley of New Castle and Gladys Perkins of Butler; nieces and nephews Keneesha Dennis, Anthony Dennis Jr., Martika Dennis, Marterius Brown, Akyla Brown, Jordan Brown and Michael Brown; four great-nieces and nephews; a cousin, Maria Medin-Blair of Crestview, Fla.; a great-cousin, LaReina Sherrod of Hopkinsville, Ky.; and three great-great-cousins.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Don Pendley.

Interment will follow at Dora Evangelical Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the family.

Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.

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