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Dorethea Goff

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Dorethea Goff

Kansas City, MO - Dorethea (Dorothy) Goff (97) passed away April 19, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri after a long struggle with Alzheimer. A graveside service will be held June 15, 2018, 10:30 A.M. at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Betsy Williams officiating.

Dorethea was born August 23, 1920 in Millvale, PA. to the late David and Dora (Rehbeck) Smith. She was employed at Heisey Glass Company in the etching department, Burke Golf Company and Larsen Manufacturing in the quality control departments, but her happiest days were spent being a housewife and mother. She is survived by her three children, Darrell Lee Jones (wife Anne) of Fredericksburg, Texas, Jerry Craig Juniper (wife Mildred) of Lake Wales, Florida, Jaci Lynn Wilson (husband John) of Kansas City, Missouri, one brother Divon Smith (wife Alice) of Newark, Ohio, seven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, one niece and four nephews.

In addition to her parents, Dorethea was preceded in death by her husbands, Jerry E. Juniper, who died in 1961 and Clyde Goff Jr. who died in 2005, her sisters Donna Jean Smith and Dorinda (Smith) Daniels, her brother Donald Smith, her niece Danielle (Daniels) Messer and her brother-in-law Loren Daniels.

Dorethea enjoyed many long relationships and touched the hearts of many in Newark. In lieu of flowers her children are asking for contributions be made to the Kansas City Hospice Care 2000 N.E. Vivion Road Kansas City, MO 64118.
Published in the Advocate on June 13, 2018
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