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1924 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Of Beaver, PA., age 89, on Friday, March 7, 2014. Dorothy is survived by her son, Robert, and his wife, Diane, of Beaver; and her grandson, Isaac, and his wife, Elsa of Mechanicsburg, PA. She is also survived by one sister, Yvonne Clements of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; and five siblings, Frances McGrath, Anna Mae Bennett, Father Daniel Clements, Adele Naughton and Richard Clements. Dorothy Wakefield was born on September 8, 1924, in East Pittsburgh and moved to Buffalo, New York in 1948, for her husband's employment at Westinghouse. It was here that their only child was born. Dorothy was a secretary to doctors in Buffalo and Pittsburgh and professors at Carnegie Mellon University. She was an accomplished painter in oils, enjoyed gardening and was an avid reader of nonfiction, particularly biography and World War II. A private Funeral Service is scheduled for Sunday, March 9, 2014, at PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, East Pittsburgh. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in North Versailles. She will be missed greatly by her loved ones and requested that any donations be sent to the Beaver Memorial Library, 100 College Avenue, Beaver, PA.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Mar. 9, 2014
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