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Obituaries

July 29, 1997
(Page 5 of 5)

Services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Boulevard North, Hagerstown. The Rev. Christopher J. Chantelau will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, where a Masonic Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Dorothy L. Gift

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Dorothy L. Gift, 95, a resident of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 123 W. Walter Ave., Greencastle, died Monday, July 28, 1997, at the home.

Born June 10, 1902, in Chambersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William A. and Sally Pensinger Lear.

She was the last of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene R. Gift, in 1921.

She was employed by Winser Hosiery Mill, Gem Garment and Leonard Spitz Co., all of Greencastle.

She was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church of Greencastle.

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She was a life member of Rescue Hose Co. No. 1 Ladies Auxiliary; Greencastle-Antrim Loyal Daughters; Greencastle-Antrim Fellowship; Greencastle-Antrim Senior Women's Club.

She is survived by one daughter, Evelyn G. Myers of Greencastle; two granddaughters, Barbara Ezolt and Sandra Leydig, both of Greencastle; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. The Rev. David Armstrong will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

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