Dolly E. Dorsey

Dolly E. Dorsey, 84 of Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Dolly was born December 19, 1934 in Rochester Mills to the late Rev. William Tobias and his wife Oma (Smeal) Tobias.

She loved children and ran Dolly’s Day Care for many years.

She attended the Valley Chapel Church.

Dolly was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Blaine R. Dorsey.

She and Blaine had many foster children over the years.

She was a very devoted mother and grandmother and Dolly’s family was her world.

She loved traveling with Blaine to many different places around the country, especially to see other family members.

She is survived by one son; Jeffrey Dorsey and wife Vanessa of Punxsutawney, one daughter; Kandi Redd and husband Brandon of Indiana, two brothers; William Tobias Jr. of Brookville, Dale Tobias and wife Barb of Louisiana, three sisters; Lydia Barker of Texas, Trudy Rhodes of Rossiter and Joyce Vargulish and husband George of Latrobe. Four grandchildren; Blaine R. Dorsey, III, Katy Dorsey, Casey Dorsey and Brad Dorsey.

In addition to her husband Blaine, she was also preceded in death by two sons; Blaine R. Dorsey, Jr, Randall Lee Dorsey and four sisters; Alverda Miller, Geraldine Hoffer, Erma Miller and Vivian Confer.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the McCabe Funeral Home with additional viewing from 10-11 AM, time of service, on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Valley Chapel Church in Juneau with Pastor Janet Chiplis and Pastor Don Brauer officiating.

Private interment will follow in Lakelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please send donation’s to Valley Chapel Church, 3825 Juneau Road, Punxsutawney, PA. 15767 or to the charity of your choice.

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