|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:30 pm Post subject: Davis, Dorotha M. (Foster) 1912-2013
|Obit: Daily Reporter, Wellsville, NY; Mar 12, 2013 @ 09:30 AM
WELLSVILLE — Dorotha M. Davis, 101, and a longtime resident of Stannards, passed away on Monday (March 11, 2013) in the Highland Healthcare Center in Wellsville following a long illness.
She was born in Wellsville on Feb. 10, 1912, the daughter of Frank A. and Myrtle Dickinson Foster.
On Aug. 14, 1943, she was married to Harold L. Davis, who predeceased her on Oct. 23, 1960.
She was a longtime member of the Stannards United Methodist Church.
She was a graduate of the Wellsville High School and the Alfred Teachers Training School.
She taught three years in the Stannards District School and, until her marriage, was employed at the Sinclair Refinery in Wellsville. Until her retirement, she had been a case worker with the Allegany County Department of Social Services in Belmont.
Surviving are a sister, Marion Barney of Hallsport; stepson, Norman L. Davis of Webster; three stepgrandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home in Wellsville on Wednesday (March 13, 2013) from noon to 1 p.m., when funeral services will be held with Rev. Ralph Eastlack officiating.
Burial will be in the Stannards Cemetery in the Town of Willing.
Memorials may be made to the Stannards United Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.