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Dorothy H. Pearsall, 96, formerly of Edinburg, passed away the morning of Feb. 25, 2017, at Golden Hill Nursing Home.
Born in New Castle on Dec. 3, 1920, she was a daughter of Harry Krepps and Gladys Taylor Krepps.
On Dec. 26, 1941, she married Robert L. Pearsall, who passed away on April 29, 2001.
A graduate of New Castle High School, Dorothy was employed at Penn Power Co. as an office clerk. She was a member of Eastern Star, Wimodausis, Daughters of the American Revolution and a 50-year member of the Girl Scouts. She was a former member of First Christian Church. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles.
Survivors include a daughter, Roberta Anne Miller of New Castle; a son, Richard L. (Janice) Pearsall of Yukon, Okla.; a son-in-law, Robert Dagres of New Castle; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Jacquelyn Dagres; and a brother, Wilton Loyal Taylor.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will take place immediately following visitation at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. John Yergan officiating.
Burial will be Graceland Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on February 27, 2017
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