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Theda Aileen Dayhoff


Theda Aileen Dayhoff Obituary
Theda Aileen Dayhoff, 90 of Westminster, died Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Citizen's Nursing Home, Frederick, after an illness of several months. Born June 27, 1922 in New Windsor, she was a daughter of the late John Oden and Bessie Kelly Warner. She was the wife of Eugene E. Dayhoff, who died in 2002.

She was formerly employed with Westminster Coat Company and then with Black and Decker in Hampstead, as a machine operator for 20 years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, New Windsor and was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the New Windsor Fire Co., where she was a member of the original drill team. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 467, Women of the Moose, and American Legion Post 31, all of Westminster. She was a lifelong resident of Carroll County, and in February 2012 went to live with her sister Judy in Frederick. She enjoyed shopping at Cranberry Mall, assisting elderly people and spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving are two sons, James E. Dyer and wife Brenda, of Green River, WY, F. Douglas Dyer of Westminster; one sister, Julia Hoff of Frederick; one brother, John L. Warner of Santa Rosa, CA; 6 grandchildren, Theda Lynn Merson, Tanya Pittinger, Kelly Dyer, Chad Dyer, Scott Dyer, Robert Dyer; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by grandsons, Eric Dyer and Bradley Lee Dyer; three sisters, Helen Rhodes, Marjorie Dyer and Jane Wolfe; and one brother, Alfred O. Warner.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11 AM at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 200 Main St., New Windsor, with Rev. Helen Armiger, her pastor, officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Uniontown. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to , P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, PA 23058. There will be no public visitation. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.hartzlerfuneralhome.com.

Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Dec. 4, 2012
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