Dorlene Shirley Styles, 75

March 05, 2009

NOV. 21, 1933-MARCH 1, 2009

WILLIAMSPORT - Dorlene Shirley Styles, 75, of 111 W. Salisbury St., Williamsport, Md., died on Sunday, March 1, 2009, at her home.

Born Nov. 21, 1933, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Ethel L. Grove Shantz.

She is survived by her companion of 15 years, Ronald Keefer of Williamsport; three sons, Terry R. Roane and wife Debbie of Smithsburg, Md., Charles H. Roane of Williamsport and Douglas L. Roane of Hagerstown; two daughters, Deborah S. Young and husband Chris of Sharpsburg, Md., and Tina A. Harbaugh and husband Greg of Clear Spring, Md.; one sister, Beverly Long and husband Tom of Hagerstown; one brother, Charles T. Shantz and wife Karen of Falling Waters, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren, Lynn Nichols, Dennis Nichols, Jaime Fravel, Terra Roane, Adam Roane, Thomas Virts, Amanda Roane, Shane Roane, Jeremy Stotler and Brandon Roane; six great-grandchildren, Emily, Bethany, Dennis Jr., Hailey, Ethan and Blake; and previous husband and friend, Thomas A. Roane Sr. of Hagerstown; and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.


She was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas A. Roane Jr. and Arden E. Roane; one sister, Phyllis I. Thompson and husband Emmett.

A special thanks to Dr. William Bodenheimer and staff of Boonsboro and all members of the Hospice of Washington County Team who provided tender care for Dorlene with love, compassion, and concern. Thank you to all of the extended family members and friend who contributed their love, support and assistance.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 in memory, honor and celebration of the life of Dorlene S. Styles.

There will be no services or viewing.

Arrangements by Minnich Funeral Home, 15 E. Wilson Blvd.

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