Dorothy M. Henry

July 5, 2016

Henry, Dorothy Obituary

Dorothy Mardell Henry, 88, Brown Road, Fort Littleton, PA died at 12: 01 AM, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA.

Born June 27, 1928 at Fayetteville, Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Brenton B. and Lucille Eleanor (Shadle) Regi.  

She was married to Raymond M. Henry on February 15, 1947.  Mr. Henry preceded in death on February 9, 2001.

Mrs. Henry is survived by three children: Greg Henry and wife Erma, Hustontown, PA; Trudy Henry, Shippensburg, PA; and Sheila Burdge, Fort Littleton.  There are 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

A sister Beulah Gordon, Saint Thomas, PA and a brother Gerald Regi, Carlisle also survive.  Two brothers, Merrill and Wayne Regi, and a sister Audrey Hutchings are deceased.

She was a member of the former Fort Littleton United Methodist Church and later attended the Clear Ridge United Methodist Church, Hustontown, PA.

Mrs. Henry enjoyed being with her family and considered them her biggest gift.  She was a very hard working woman who maintained two jobs for most of her life as well as being a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She took pride in a job well done having been a lifelong waitress for many years where she provided exceptional service to many patrons.  She worked at the former Toll House Restaurant, the former Baker’s Diner and the Cavalier Motel, all at Fort Littleton and also at Howard Johnson’s at Plainfield on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  

She was a staple of the community serving as post mistress of the Fort Littleton rural postal station for 41 years retiring in 2006.

Mrs. Henry kept journals of life events and could tell you what you were doing at any given time.  She was known mostly for her card sending to the entire community and never forgot a birthday or anniversary.

A Celebration of Life service is being planned by the family for a later date.  Interment will be at Clear Ridge Cemetery, Hustontown, PA.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Medical Center, Long Term Care Unit, 214, Peach Orchard Road, McConnellsburg, PA  17233.

Arrangements are under the direction of the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, PA.

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