Dorothy M. Fertich

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June 9, 2014

Dorothy M. Fertich, 94, of Lavelle, passed away Monday at Friendly Nursing Home, Pitman.

Born in Mount Carmel, May 27, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Lizzy Detrich Herring.

She was a member of Christ Evangelical Congregational Church, Lavelle, and Ashland Senior Citizens.

She worked for many years at the Mount Carmel Blouse Co. until retirement.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Fertich, in 1983; and son, Larry, in 2007.

Surviving are two sons, Dale Fertich, Aspers, and Paul Fertich, Harrisburg; daughter, Pauline Shirk, Ashland; three sisters, Verna Wilde, Lansdale, Anna Maurer, Allentown, and Rita Masser, Orwigsburg; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Christ Evangelical Church, Lavelle, with the Rev. Michael Eck officiating. Interment will be in Citizens Cemetery, Lavelle. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements. Visit

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Published in Republican & Herald on June 11, 2014