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Dorothy E. "Dot" Wilkinson

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Dorothy E. "Dot" Wilkinson Obituary
Dorothy E. "Dot" Wilkinson, age 84, of Erie, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011 at Fairview Manor. She was born in Erie on June 8, 1926, daughter of the late George and Jean Parker. Dot attended Harbor Creek High School and then worked at Hammermill Paper Co. She also worked at Clark Elementary School. For many years she would work in the vineyards helping the family pick grapes. The family had also resided in Copley, Ohio where Dot worked at Scott's Soil. When they returned back to Erie she also worked at Sears. With her family she enjoyed camping and was very active with her children. They have many memories with her including camping, cooking and making the Holidays special for her grandchildren. She and her husband often made woodcrafts together and wintered in Florida. She will be remembered as being the rock of her family and a loving and caring person. Dot was preceded in death by husband, Howard L. Wilkinson on May 13, 2010; a daughter, Linda Thomson; and her sister, Norma DeMerit. She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Harris of Nottingham, Pa.; four grandchildren, Karen Thomson, Darlene Adams (Chris), Joseph Kranz (Heather) and Jeffrey Kranz; and one great-granddaughter, Cassandra Adams. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service there at 12 Noon conducted by Rev. Barb English. Interment, Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Health Center Auxiliary, 232 West 25th St., Erie, PA 16544. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Erie Times-News on May 11, 2011
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