Dorothy M. Davis

Dorothy M. “Dort” Davis, 86, of Mifflintown, died Friday, April 13, 2018, at Locust Grove Retirement Village.

Born Sept. 18, 1931, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Sarah (Hommel) Ort.

Her husband, William N. Davis, whom she married Oct. 27, 1953, died on Dec. 13, 1981. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Debra J. Davis Whittier on May 5, 2007, and Linda M. Davis Tucker on May 1, 2011; three brothers, Lawrence, Robert, and William Ort, two sisters, Freda Miller and Jane Hinderliter, and one half-sister, Ruth Alison.

She is survived by three grandchildren, Curt Kinsloe and wife, Lisa, Daniel Hosler, and Celena Dixon and companion, Randy Sheeler, one great-grandson, Julian Dixon, one sister, Mary Hackenberger, and one brother, Andrew Ort and wife, Peggy.

She worked as a clerk at the Harrisburg State Hospital and retired from the department of welfare.

She was a member of Centre Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed tending to her flowers and loved spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandson.

Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 16, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown with the Rev. Mike Sigler officiating. Interment will be in Adams Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Locust Grove Residents’ Activity Fund, 69 Cottage Drive, Mifflin, PA 17058, or to 365 Hospice, 220 Regent Court, Suite E2, State College, PA 16801.

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