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Dorothy Horner Patchell

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Dorothy Horner Patchell Obituary
Dorothy Horner Patchell

AGE: 88 • Cherry Hill

Dorothy Horner Patchell died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Spring Hill Assisted Living, Cherry Hill. She was 88 years old.

Born in Germantown Philadelphia, PA, Dorothy moved to Lakewood in 1949 after marrying her first husband Percy Leroy Horner. After Mr. Horner's passing, Dorothy went on to marry Thomas Patchell in 1998. She then settled in the Lakeridge Community, Toms River.

Dorothy was an Administrative Assistant for over 35 years at Georgian Court University in Lakewood NJ.

Dorothy is predeceased by her husbands Percy Leroy Horner, and Thomas Patchell; 3 siblings; and Grandsons Christopher and Nigel Shrimpton.

She leaves to mourn and cherish her memory Children Kenneth Horner his wife Patricia, Nancy Horner-Kerrigan her husband Michael, and Thomas Horner; Grandchildren Daniel, Jeffrey, Steven and Michael Horner, and Leslie Philpott; Great grandchildren Lucas and Sofia Horner, and Austin and Owen Philpott.

A Visitation will be held on Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the Lake Church, 23 Madison Avenue, Lakewood. Interment to immediately follow at St Mary of the Lake Cemetery, Lakewood. In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Dorothy's honor to the , P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011 or at For more information, or to post a tribute online, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 16, 2017
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