2013-12-12 / Obituaries

Dorothy K. Douglas Hancock, 97

Dorothy Kathleen Douglas, 97, Hancock, died Thursday December 5, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family.

Born August 2, 1916, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Alva Bennett and Vallie Mae Mouse Gordon and the widow of Harold Watson Douglas, who died November 18, 1976.

She was a 1935 graduate of Hancock High School and a homemaker.

She was a member of Damascus Christian Church, Big Cove Tannery, and was a former teacher at Release Time at Needmore Bible Church.

She is survived by one son, Harold Stephen Douglas and wife Nancy of Hancock; one daughter, Judith Ann Grove, and husband Richard of Hancock; three grandchildren: Laura Grove Addy and husband Richard of Mechanicsville, Va.; Richard J. Grove II and wife Carol Jean of Needmore; Amy Douglas McCarty of Hancock; five great-grandchildren: Douglas Hunter Addy, Alyson Elizabeth Addy, Emma Kathleen Grove, Cooper Jay Grove and Hayden Patrick McCarty.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Ann Gordon; and two brothers: Paul Dixon Gordon and Joel Pierce Gordon.

Services were held Tuesday December 10 at 11 a.m. at Damascus Christian Church, Big Cove Tannery. Rev. Loy Garber and Rev. Travis Mellott officiated. Burial was in the adjoining church cemetery.

Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions in her name may be made to, Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or to Hancock Rescue Squad, 6 East Main Street, Hancock, MD 21750 or to Damascus Cemetery Association, c/o Lester Litton, Treasurer, 556 Maple Hollow Lane, Needmore, PA 17238

Online condolences at www.grovefh.com.

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