Dorothy Louise DeLong, 84

NEW CUMBERLAND – Dorothy Louise DeLong, 84, of New Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.

Born Oct. 14, 1929, in Sharon, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William and Zelma (Fletcher) DeBee.

Dorothy graduated from Wells High School in 1947. She was a member of the Eastern Star and a Rainbow Girl’s Mother; and a member of the 1st Christian Church of New Manchester.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Edwin DeLong; three sisters, Evelyn Enochs, Iris DeBee and Eula Cartieri; and a brother, Edgar DeBee.

She leaves behind, two daughters, Vicki (Thomas) Hall of Chester and Lisa DeLong of Steubenville; four grandchildren, Rebecca Sparks, Melinda (Frank) Aleksiejczyk, Melissa (Dan) Kirby, Latasha Mayhew; one great-granddaughter, Meghan Sparks; a step-great-granddaughter, Ava Aleksiejczyk; a brother, Tom DeBee of New Cumberland; and a sister, Pauline (Don) Mackey of Mississippi.

Private services for the family will be held at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell.