Dorothy Mae Stump, 89, of Danville, PA passed
away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at
her residence. She was born July 27, 1929 in Danville, PA; the daughter of
the late John and Lucille A. Mordan Saricks.
Dorothy graduated from Danville Area High
School in 1948.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 68
years, Harry Stump, Sr. whom she married July 1, 1950.
Dorothy was employed for over 30 years in the
textile industry, working alongside her husband until she retired.
She was an active member of Trinity United
Methodist Church and spent many hours working to complete the present
church. She was a faithful and devoted church member up until her health
began to decline.
Dorothy enjoyed gardening, cooking and took
great pride in her home always beautifully decorated for the seasons. She
loved traveling to the beach and the Thousand Island region for vacation
with her family. Dorothy’s greatest enjoyment in life was spending quality
time with her family and loved ones.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by
one son, Harry Stump, Jr. and his wife Marie of Danville PA and two
grandchildren whom she adored; Kyle and his fiancée, Katie Messinger of
Milton and Caitlin Stump of Danville PA. Also surviving is her
brother-in-law Clair Stump and his wife Nancy of Danville PA, along with
numerous nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was preceded in death by two premature
infant daughters; one brother, Donald Saricks and one sister, Eleanor Kelly.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Dorothy’s Life to be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at
11:00 AM at Trinity United Methodist Church, 316 Lombard Avenue, Danville,
PA with Pastor David Layser and the Reverend Rayvon Hilliard officiating.
Friends will be received from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM. Burial will follow in
Elan Memorial Park in Bloomsburg, PA.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial
Contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Trinity United Methodist
Arrangements were under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home 42 W Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.