ROULETTE - Dorothy M. Chilson, 95, formerly of Maple Street, passed away Saturday (April 26, 2014) in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.
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Born Sept. 8, 1918, in Butler, she was a daughter of Grover C. and Emma Hoffman McGuirk. On Sept. 7, 1940, in Butler, she married Woodrow W. Chilson, who died July 16, 1966.
Mrs. Chilson had been employed with Kinley Gas & Oil Co. of Olean, N.Y., before her retirement.
Dorothy was a longtime resident of the area coming from Butler. She was a graduate of Butler High School, Class of 1937.
She was a member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church of Port Allegany, Desk & Derrick Association, and American Association of Retired Persons.
Surviving are two sons, Stephen C. Chilson of Roulette and William R. (Ida Mae) Chilson of Foley, Ala.; two daughters, Kathleen "Janice" (Duane) Prince of Auburn, N.Y., and Shirleen E. Vanocker of Ulysses; several grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Woodrow; three brothers, Jack, Richard and William McGuirk; and a sister, Margaret Spilman.
There will be no visitation. A private graveside service will be held Friday in the Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials can be made to the Roulette Ambulance or a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com.
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 28 to May 5, 2014