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Dorothy L. Wilcox


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Dorothy L. Wilcox Obituary
Dorothy L. Wilcox, 94, of Derry, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at her daughter's home. She was born Oct. 12, 1923, in Salem Township, a daughter of the late Alfred and Gertrude Wallace Rubright. Dorothy was a longtime resident of Greensburg. She retired from Gee Bee department store in Greensburg and had worked many years at JCPenney. She had a green thumb and was a master at growing African violets. She enjoyed craft shows, selling her crafts and enjoying what others had made. Casinos, bingo and card parties were a true enjoyment for her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Wilcox; her longtime companion, Merritt "Skeet" Wolford; three brothers, infant Robert Rubright, Ellsmer Rubright and Paul Rubright; and four sisters, Ruth Walters, Lillian Shawley, Virginia Rubright, and Betty Watt. She is survived by her loving daughter, Joan Banocy (James), of Derry; two grandchildren, James A. Banocy, of Pittsburgh, and Jill Dibert (Michael), of Delmont; two great-grandchildren, Morgan and Carter; her sister, Evelyn Beaufort, of Jeannette; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Third Ave., Derry, where a service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday. Entombment will take place at Westmoreland County Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Excela Hospice or Action for Animals. Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on Feb. 9, 2018
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