Dorothy Marie Harshbarger

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Dorothy Marie Harshbarger

February 18, 1935 - March 09, 2019

Dorothy Marie Harshbarger Dorothy Marie (Mayhew) Harshbarger, 84, of Akron, formerly of Westernport, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Born Feb. 18, 1935, in Swanton, she a daughter of Lizzie (Bittinger) Mayhew and Patrick Ryan Mayhew. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Leon Harshbarger Sr.; two sisters; and four brothers.
She was a loving, kind, and generous person to all. Dorothy graduated from Bruce High School, Westernport, in 1954, where she was class president. She worked as an executive secretary at PPG until her marriage on April 20, 1957, when she moved to Akron. For 25 years she was a library technician at Windemere School in Akron Public Schools. She also sold real estate for Meadows Realty for many years. She was a longtime, faithful member of Akron First Assembly of God, where she started their library. She spent many years volunteering at Akron Pregnancy Services.
She is survived by her children, Debra (Douglas) Keller and Donald (Holly) Harshbarger; grandchildren, Christopher (Nicole) Harshbarger and Heather Harshbarger; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Norma Shanafelt, Donna Mayhew, and Chester (Doris) Harshbarger; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Road, Akron, on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Services will be conducted at Boal Funeral Home, 111 Church St., Westernport, on Friday, March 15, 2019, at noon. Friends will be received two hours prior to services.
Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Akron First Assembly of God or to the Lewy Body Dementia Association.
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Published on March 12, 2019
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