Dorothy Marie Seal, 86

December 26, 2010

JAN. 12, 1924-DEC. 26, 2010

Dorothy Marie Seal, 86, formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at NHC Nursing Home in Murrells Inlet, S.C.

Born Jan. 12, 1924, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Gladys M. Shank Cooper.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Earl Eugene Seal.

She was previously employed with Dorbee Manufacturing.

Dorothy was a member of Concord Baptist Church in North Carolina. She was a former member of Washington Square United Methodist Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two sons, Dennis K. Seal and his wife, Martha, of Surfside Beach, S.C., their son, Brian, and Larry E. Seal and his wife, Sharon, and their son, Steven, of Hagerstown; stepsister, Catherine Garling; and stepbrother, Paul Willis.


She was preceded in death by a brother, John Cooper.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 17636 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate.

The family will receive friends Wednesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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