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Dorothy M. Forshey  

Dorothy M. Forshey

November 9, 1928 – June 10, 2018

Dorothy M. Forshey, age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018.

Born in Williamsburg, PA on November 9, 1928, she was a daughter of the late David H. and Edith (Pupp) Moyer. Dorothy was a sales clerk at the Shader China Doll Factory for many years. Her hobbies included doll collecting and sewing.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul M. Forshey; brother, Richard Moyer; and her sister, Bertha Dunn. She is survived by her children, Frank D. Forshey, Barbara J. Gravatt (William) and Paul M. Forshey, Jr. (Cindy Ann); 8 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Friday evening, June 15, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. Interment will be held privately in Yellow Springs Lutheran Cemetery, Williamsburg, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dorothy’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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  1. Paul Oakes, June 12, 2018

    Thoughts and Prayers!

  2. Debbie Lillibridge, June 13, 2018

    Barb and Frank, So sorry to hear about your mother’s death.I remember her as a very kind and gentle lady.Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. It’s never easy to lose a parent no matter what age we are

  3. Al. And Bernadette Szczepanek, June 13, 2018

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  4. Melissa Scott, June 14, 2018

    Dear Forshey family,
    So very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother/grandmother.
    Praying happy memories give you comfort.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Melissa and Rick Scott

  5. mary karl, June 15, 2018

    to the entire forshey family , i am very sorry for your loss.she was so nice to our family,living right across the street. can still remember sitting out on the steps talking. my prayers are are with you .

  6. Richard M. Magner, June 15, 2018

    Frank, Barb, and Paul, my thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve the loss of your Mother. She is reunited with your Dad in everlasting peace. Please accept my condolences.


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