Dorothy M. Ashton

Dorothy M. Ashton, 80, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday morning at Guardian Elder Care Center, Nanticoke.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Viola (Love) Llewellyn. Dorothy was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, Class of 1950, and was a homemaker all of her life.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Richard and Robert Ashton, and her brother, David Llewellyn.

Surviving are her sons, Bill, Gary, Danny and Scott; daughters, Bonnie, Debbie, Cathy and Cheryl; 40 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister, Annette Reidy, Wilkes-Barre; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Dorothy will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Main Street Plains, PA 18705
(570) 823-1358

Published in Times Leader on June 24, 2013