Dorothea W. (Dottie) Henry

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Dorothea (Dottie) W. Henry, 82, of Dallas passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born in Aurora, Ill., Dottie was the daughter of the late Eduard and Eleonora Mohr Wichmann. She was a graduate of Wauwatosa High School, Wauwatosa, Wis., and Ripon College, Ripon, Wis.

Before moving to the Wyoming Valley in 1960, she was employed as a social worker by the Lutheran Welfare Service, Milwaukee, Wis.

Dottie was a member and past president of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Auxiliary, as well as a member of the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center Auxiliary and a chairwoman of the Geisinger Gala. She was a board member and past president of the , Wyoming Valley Unit; sustaining member and past president of the Junior League of Wilkes-Barre; former board member of Heritage House, College Misericordia, and a member of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania's Advisory Board. Dottie was a member of the Thursday Club and active with the Salvation Army.

An avid golfer, Dottie was a member of the Wyoming Valley Country Club and a past Women's Club champion. She traveled extensively with "The TOADS," Twenty-fifth Overseas Anniversary Delegation, a group of her best friends that traveled the world together.

Dottie was a former Sunday school teacher at St. John's Lutheran Church, Wilkes-Barre, and a board member of Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Dallas, and its choir.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, was a sister, Edette Brockman.

Surviving are husband of 58 years, Frank M. Henry, Dallas; daughter, Marjorie H. Marquart, Dallas; sons, Frank M. Henry Jr., Philadelphia; and Scott E. Henry and wife, MaryJane D. Henry, Shavertown; grandchildren, Brigitte Henry, Scott M. Henry, John Henry and Jane Henry; Samantha Marquart and Olivia Marquart; Lauren Henry, Frank M. Henry III, Kirk Fry and their mother, Wendy Henry; three nieces and a nephew.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 474 Yalick Road, Route 118, Dallas. The Rev. Lynn H. Rothrock will officiate. Interment will be made in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

The family would like to thank Jim Considine for his continued support and care over the last 20 years. They would also like to thank Geisinger Medical Systems.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 474 Yalick Road, Dallas, PA 18612; The , 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701; or to the .

Arrangements have been entrusted to Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on July 31, 2014
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