Dorothy Mae Townsend

December 11, 1933 ~ January 24, 2019 (age 85)

Dorothy Mae Townsend


Dorothy Mae Townsend, 85, of Eighty-Four passed away peacefully Thursday January 24, 2019 at ManorCare Health Services in Peters Township.

She was born December 11, 1933 in Washington the daughter of Albert and Rachel Agnes Morton Lutes

Mrs. Townsend was a graduate of Washington High School. 

She had a great sense of humor all the way to the end, and always had an independent spirit.   She enjoyed spending time with family, playing cards and making crafts.  Mrs. Townsend was a member of the Grange for more than sixty years, a member of the Peters Township Women’s Club, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a gardening club.

Surviving are two sons James Albert Townsend of Eighty Four and William Boyd (Beth) Townsend of Lawrence; two grandchildren, Justin James Townsend and Ryan William Caldwell; and two great grandchildren, Mason and Scarlet and a few nieces and nephews.

Her husband Boyd Listie Townsend and all of her brothers and sisters preceded her in death. 

Friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. Monday in Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 194 East College Street in Canonsburg where funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. ­­­Monday January 28, 2019 with Pastor Steve Parkhill officiating..  Interment will be held in private at Forest Lawn Gardens at a later date.

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