Mabel R. DeShong
Born March 1, 1922, she was the daughter of the late John William and Nellie Frances (Biser) Dawson.
She was a member of the American Legion, VFW and Eagles Club. She was an Avon sales representative for more than 30 years in Fulton County. She and her husband also owned and operated a used car dealership and salvage yard.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles K. DeShong; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; seven sisters; a brother; son Kenneth F. DeShong and wife Glenda of New Oxford, Pa.; son Ronald DeShong and wife Sylvia of Thomasville, Pa.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Virginia Farlow.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 23, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Green Hill Sewing Club, Harrisonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AseraCare Hospice, 44 Bowman Road, York, PA 17408. Arrangments by Auer Cremation Services of PA, Inc.