Dorothy R. “Dorrie” Cutler, 85, of 2000 Jay
Street Danville PA was promoted to glory on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at
Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall Danville PA. She was born June
11, 1926 in West Pittston PA the daughter of the late D. Elwood and Dorothy
V. Frey Reese.
Joyously awaiting a reunion in Heaven was her
husband of 60 years, Aymar “Bud” Cutler who preceded her in death June 1,
2011. They were married June 10, 1950.
She graduated from Farmingdale High School in
Farmingdale Long Island NY in 1944 and from St. Luke’s Hospital School of
Nursing in 1950 as a Registered Nurse. She also attended Bloomsburg
University from 1970-1972. Dorrie was employed by Bell Telephone in
Farmingdale Long Island NY and in Nanticoke PA. Her nursing career included
employment at Geisinger Medical Center as a floor nurse and nursing
instructor from 1967-1973, serving as a Missionary RN in Pakistan with World
Venture from 1974-1978, and as a nursing instructor at Danville Area
Practical Nursing School from 1978-1980. Dorrie was also employed by
Danville Family Practice as an RN and practice manager, retiring in 1983.
Dorrie was a very active member of First
Baptist Church Danville PA where she served faithfully as Chairman of the
Missions Committee. She also enjoyed being a member of the Senior Choir at
the church. Dorrie also served as the secretary of the Federated Missionary
Society of Montour County for three years.
Her other memberships included The Danville
Community Singers, Danville Community Players, Newcomers Club of Danville PA
and the Welsh Society. Dorrie was active in the Danville Christian Women’s
Club serving as a Prayer Advisor, Friendship Bible Coffee Leader and
Coordinator. She enjoyed volunteering at the Food Bank and the Heart Fund.
She was also a Laubach Literacy Tutor. Dorrie’s greatest joy in her life
was spending time with her family and her church family.
She is survived by four sons; Jeffrey A.
Cutler and his wife Vera of Mertztown PA, Steven W. Cutler and his wife
Susan of Lititz PA, William A. Cutler of Tampa FL and Daniel L. Cutler and
his wife Judyanne of New Zealand. She is also survived by six
grandchildren; Casia, Curtis, Lindsey, Brandon, Leah and Maeghan and four
great-grandchildren; Elijah, Isaiah, Salem and Makayla. She is also
survived by three brothers: David Reese of Nanticoke PA, Seph Reese of
Salem, Oregon and Miles Reese of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Several nieces
and nephews also survive her.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Dorrie’s life to be held Wednesday evening, July 27, 2011 at
7:00 PM at First Baptist Church 20 Brookside Drive (Off of Route 642 East)
Danville PA with the Reverend Dr. Harry H. Wonderland officiating assisted
by the pastoral staff of the church. Burial will be held Thursday at 11:00
AM at Edgehill Cemetery in West Nanticoke PA. Friends will be received from
on Wednesday evening 5:00 PM until 6:45 PM at the church. The family will
provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church
Memorial Fund or World Venture 1501 W. Mineral Avenue Littleton CO 80120.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA.