Dorothy "Dottie" Yaag

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Dorothy "Dottie" Yaag, 81, of Mount Airy, Md., formerly of Auburn, died Sunday at Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Mount Airy.

She was born Sept. 7, 1936, in York, a daughter of the late Lillian Gillespie.

She graduated from Pottsville High School and then attended the Reading School of Nursing, earning a degree as a registered nurse. She married John "Jack" William Yaag in 1958. During her nursing career, she served the communities of Cleveland, Ohio; Milwaukee, Wis.; Buffalo, N.Y.; and Takoma Park, Md. Her greatest length of service was at the Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park. In her years at WAH, she worked in the emergency room, labor and delivery, the OB/GYN clinic and spent the majority of her professional life serving patients in the operating room. Dottie was a member of the Lighthouse Church, Orwigsburg, and at the Damascus Road Community Church in Mount Airy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John William "Jack" Yaag, on June 30, 2014.

Surviving are her two daughters, Denise Yaag and her husband, Glenn Jackson, Ashton, Md., and Lori Record and her husband, Roger Record, Mount Airy; two grandchildren, Jordan and Luke Record; brother, Bill Lee and his wife, Judy, Palmyra; sister, Sandy Lindsey, Newton, Iowa; brother, Robert Lee and his wife, Carol, Schuylkill Haven; nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Chapel of Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven, with Pastor Roger Record officiating. Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Interment will follow on the grounds Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven. Any contributions in remembrance of Dottie may be made to the Damascus Road Community Church, 12826 Old National Pike, Mount Airy, MD 21771. Arrangements are under the care of James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. To share your memories and condolences with the Dottie's family, please sign the guest book at

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Published in Republican & Herald on Nov. 29, 2017