Dorla J. Deming, 82, of 5022 Nichols Run, Limestone, N.Y., passed away Friday (Oct. 12, 2012) at Buffalo (N.Y.) General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Born Jan. 26, 1930, in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Ernest G. and Aveh O. Everetts Marvin.
Mrs. Deming attended the Little Red School House in Limestone and was a 1948 graduate of Limestone Union Free School. She had been employed at W.R. Case and Sons Cutlery Co. and Zippo Manufacturing Co. She later volunteered for the Foster Grandparent Program at the Limestone Elementary School and was fondly called Grandma "D."
She was a member of the Limestone United Methodist Church and served as president of the Women's Club at church. She enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles and her greatest love was spending time with her family.
Surviving is a daughter, Laura (George) Hayes of Limestone; a daughter-in-law, Deborah Deming of Carson, Calif.; a sister, Fay Campbell of Limestone; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, David C. Deming on Aug. 31, 2004 and Derrick E. "Rick" Deming on June 1, 2008; a sister, Virginia Holliday; and two nephews, Mark Holliday and Bus Campbell.
Family will be receiving friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., East Main Street, where funeral and committal services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Robert G. Beard, pastor of the Limestone United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Limestone Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Limestone United Methodist Church, Limestone, N.Y. 14753; the Futures Endowment Fund Inc., 1 Future's Way, Bradford, PA 16701; McKean County SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701; or a
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