Dolores L. Holder, 74

SEPT. 24, 1936-AUG. 7, 2011

August 08, 2011
  • Dolores L. Holder
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Dolores “Dorey” L. (Shumaker) Holder, 74, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life on Aug. 7, 2011, at the Village at Robinwood, while surrounded by her family.

Born Sept. 24, 1936, in Tilghmanton, Md., she was the daughter of the late John William and Florence (Long) Shumaker.

Her second husband, David D. Holder, preceded her in death on Oct. 15, 1982.

She was a 1954 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

Dorey worked as a secretary for Cindell Construction Co. in Frederick, Md., for 15 1/2 years.

She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She is survived by her five children, Judy A. Nunnally, Gary W. Flook, Randy M. Flook, Pamela S. Keller and husband, Paul, and Joan L. Forrest and husband, Terry; one brother, Donald L. Shumaker and wife, Liz; one sister, N. Lorraine Moore and husband, Harold; her sister-in-law, Janet Shumaker; her former husband, Earl M. Flook; and her four grandchildren, Troy Hoover and wife, Kaitlin, Larry Pereschuk and wife, Kira, David Pereschuk and wife, Nadia, and Ashlee Taylor and husband, Aaron. She is also survived by 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her second husband, Dorey was preceded in death by her brother, Robert W. Shumaker; and her recently departed son-in-law, Gene P. Nunnally.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Valley Grace Brethren Church, 17310 Gay St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Dan Pritchett will officiate. A celebration of Dorey’s life will follow. She will be laid to rest at a private ceremony.

Memorial donations may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309; or to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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