Dorothy M. Elder


Dorothy M. Elder 95, of Washington died May 6, 2019 at Southmont of Presbyterian Sr. Care in the arms of Jesus. She was born September 9, 1923 in Klee, Ohio the daughter of the late Thorton C. & Marguerite Pearl Asbury. Mrs. Elder was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church. She was a 1941 graduate of Washington High School. She enjoyed reading, vacations at the beach, but most of all spending time with her family. She was a member of the Busy Bees of the church and was a pastor’s aide.

On August 29, 1947 she married Sherman L. Elder who died October 3, 1998. Surviving are 2 daughters; Faustina (Charles) Lee of Blacksburg, Virginia & Marla (Joseph) Elder of Pittsburgh, 2 grandchildren; Jennifer (Antoine) Harvey of Richmond, Virginia & Megan Nicole Lee of Richmond, Virginia, several nieces & nephews also survive.

Mrs. Elder was preceded in death by not only her husband; Sherman L. Elder, but also 2 brothers; John T. Asbury & Ellsworth H. Asbury.

Friends will be received on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, Pa. S. Timothy Warco, supervisor, director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A Funeral service will be held Saturday- May 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Bishop Arthur E. Doctor officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Garden, McMurray.

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