Dorothy Gant(1943 - 2013)

Dorothy Gant

Age 70, was raised and lived in Pennsville, NJ and moved to Oak Orchard, DE 13 years ago. She passed away on Thursday July 25, 2013 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, DE.

She was born on Saturday February 18, 1943 at Salem Memorial Hospital in Salem, NJ. Dorothy was the daughter of the late Hilda and John Scott.

Words cannot describe the faith and loved Dorothy had for her family and friends. She always had a smile on her face and love and kindness in her heart.

Surviving to cherish her memories are; her husband of 52 years Howard H. Gant of Oak Orchard, DE; three sons, Howard L. Gant (Mary) of Mill Creek, DE, Donald Gant (predeceased), and Dale Gant (Elizabeth) of Oak Orchard, DE. She is also survived by sister Debbie Renauro (Bob) of Woodbury, NJ and her brother Richard Scott of Wilmington, DE, her aunts Dulcie Scott of Pennsville, NJ and Olive DeFino of Cleveland, OH and her six grandchildren; Corey, Wesley, Abbey, Dain, Kayla and Matthew.

The viewing and services will be held at Ashcraft Funeral Home, 740 S. Broadway, Pennsville, NJ on Thursday August 1, 2013. The viewing will start at 11 AM followed by services at noon.

Burial will be at Lawnside Cemetery, Pilesgrove, NJ following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution in Dorothy' name to Community Church of Oak Orchard, 32615 Oak Orchard Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966.

Published in The News Journal on July 30, 2013