Dorothy G. Colyer
September 3, 2016
Dorothy G. “Dottie” Colyer, 91, of RD, Three Springs, PA, died Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA.
Born July 24, 1925 at Bedford, PA, she was a daughter of the late Carleton & Elva (Spriggs) Gibson. She was married to Charles W. “Whitey” Colyer in June of 1946. Mr. Colyer survives at their home.
She is also survived by two children, Wayne Colyer and wife Karen of Shade Gap, PA and Karen Varner and husband Dean of RD, Three Springs, PA, four grandchildren, Jason Varner, Kerri Tolbert, Megan Barnett and Brian Long and six great grandchildren, Paige Varner, Ethan Mummert, Hannah Varner, Aiden Barnett, Emma Grace Tolbert and Addie Barnett. Two brothers, Carleton Gibson and Hugh Gibson and two sisters, Hazel Kegarise and Ada Grace Keefer, preceded in death.
Mrs. Colyer was a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Shade Gap, PA, where she had served as a Sunday School teacher and treasurer. During her life she was a homemaker.
After raising her children, Mrs. Colyer continued to care for and watch over her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her caring manner and loving touch always made her family feel better, whether it was potato soup, homemade rice bags or old remedies.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, RD, Shade Gap, PA. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Shade Gap, PA