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Dorothy I. Cherry, 85

May 24, 2011

Dorothy I. Cherry, 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday, May 21, 2011.

She was born in 1925 to the late Harry E. and Edna Z. (Wills) Duey in Tyrone.

She was married to Andrew Dale Cherry, who preceded her in death June 26, 1999.

Mrs. Cherry was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Clymer. She was a member of the Senior Saints at her place of worship. She enjoyed being a homemaker, raising her family, being a grandmother, helping her friends and personal Bible Study Class at Crystal Waters Nursing Home.

She was a very caring and loving person and a perfect example of a true Christian in all that she did.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Linda L. Hoffman and husband Melvyn of Denver, Pa., and Patty A. Etchison and husband Eldon of Punxsutawney; a son, William L. Cherry of White Hall; four grandchildren, Jerry Hoffman, Timothy Etchison, Mindy Ingham and Matthew Etchison; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dolores Dihrberg of Norman, Okla., and Edna Marie Buck of Muncy; a brother, Harry (Bud) Duey of Tyrone; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Hampton; and a grandson, Nathan A. Etchison.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Daryl S. Jeffers officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the Charlottesville Cemetery, Tipton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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