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Dorothy E. Irvin

March 3, 2008
Marietta Times
Dorothy E. Irvin, 94, of Colegate Drive, Marietta, died at 8:20 p.m. Friday (Feb. 29, 2008) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born June 17, 1913, in Rural Valley, Pa., a daughter of Walter Hollis and Liberty Sebring Hollis. She was part of the Rosie The Riveter Gang during World War II in Buffalo, N.Y. She was a member of Liberty United Brethren Church near Bartlett, and her great love was when she and her husband ministered to the Seneca Indian Nation in New York

She is survived by four sons, Chester Irvin of Oakland, Ore., Ronald Irvin of San Diego, James Irvin of Little Hocking, and Raymond Irvin of Lost Creek, W.Va.; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert R. Irvin, in 1996; one son, Robert Irvin; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stone-Matheney Funeral Home, Chesterhill, with Charles Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery near Little Hocking. Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. today.

Donations may be made to the Liberty United Brethren Church in care of Charles Simmons, P.O. Box 154, Chesterhill, Ohio 43728.

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