Shirley Elizabeth Hollingsworth

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Shirley Elizabeth Hollingsworth, 74 of Westminster passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Born May 30, 1943 she was the daughter of the late James and Madeline (Denmar) Dorsey. She was the wife of Ron Hollingsworth who she married July 28, 1962. Shirley was a 1961 graduate of Robert Moton High School. She worked for Carroll County Public Schools as an aide for handicapped children. She was a member of the Robert Moton Alumni Association. In addition to her husband Shirley is survived by her daughter, Lori A. (Carlton) Coates of Severna Park; siblings, Donna Dorsey (Mike) of Upper Marlboro, Peggy (Bernard) Jones of Westminster, David (Wanda) Dorsey of Westminster, James (Patsy) Dorsey,Jr. of Westminster, and Jim Pete (Linda) Dutton of Sykesville; sister-in- law Irene Dorsey; and brother-in-law Joseph Lewis; as well as two grandchildren Anthony Patterson and Kristin Patterson; and special friends James and Joan Hoffman. She was preceded in death by daughter Ronia Hollingsworth in 2013, and by siblings Douglas Dorsey, Charlotte Rheubottom and Diane Dorsey Lewis. The family will receive friends Sunday November 5th from 6 to 8 pm at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster, and on Monday, November 6th from 10 am until the start of Homegoing Services at 11 a.m. at Strawbridge United Methodist Church, 1601 MD 31, New Windsor, with Ambassador Blango Ross, Jr. officiating. Entombment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Finksburg, MD. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Nov. 2, 2017
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