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Dorothea S. Douglas

June 18, 1926 — January 21, 2018

Dorothea S. Douglas      “beloved mother and grandmother”

MILLPORT, Pa.---Dorothea S. Douglas, 91, of Millport, formerly of Hatboro, passed away unexpectedly with her loving family by her side on Sunday, January 21, 2018, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.

Born on June 18, 1926 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of Charles and Louisa Dorsenbach Mehl.  On February 17, 1945 in Elkland, Maryland, she married Roy E. Douglas, who passed away on January 4, 2005.

Dorothea was a graduate of Upper Moreland High School in Willow Grove.  She was employed as a home healthcare aide in Bucks County.

Dorothea was a prolific artist, an avid reader, an excellent seamstress, enjoyed making dolls and doing crafts.  She was an outstanding cook.  Her greatest love was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are two sons, Roy E. (Roberta) Douglas, Jr. of Horsham and Edwin H. (Kimberly) Douglas of Millport; a daughter, Barbara L. (Paul) Blauvelt of Millport; seven grandchildren, Debbie, Mark, Katie, Chloe, Sean, Scott and Mary Kate; two step-grandchildren, Doug and Dee Dee; many great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothea was predeceased by two sisters, Mildred and Delores; and a brother, William.

Friends may call from 11am to noon on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at noon with the Rev. Russell J. Horning, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Douglas-Blauvelt Family Cemetery, Millport.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Independent Gospel Missions, for Pastor Anthony Juma in Kenya, 990 Calkins Road, Rochester, NY 14623 or to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 68, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shinglehouse United Methodist Church

209 Lincoln St, Shinglehouse, PA 16748

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