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Dorothy M. Kensinger
February 2, 1923 September 22, 2018
Dorothy Marie Kensinger, 95, resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of rural Williamsburg, went home to be with her Lord, Saturday afternoon, September 22, 2018 at the home.
She was born in rural Williamsburg, daughter of the late Marion W. and A. Evaline (Showalter) McConahy. On May 17, 1941 she married Robert M. Kensinger in Cumberland, MD and he preceded her in death on October 1, 1992.
Surviving are four sons: James R. (wife, Connie) of Henrietta, Garry D. (wife, Mary), and Dennis A. (wife, Jody) both of rural Williamsburg and Stanley W. (wife, Patty) of Williamsburg; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald of Roaring Spring; seven sisters: Thelma Sollenberger of Martinsburg, Cleo Imler of Curryville, Laurie Faye of Vancouver, WA, Mabel Sell of Imler, Pearl Schiappa of Altoona, Anna Grace Bookhammer and Janet Kipe both of Williamsburg; a sister-in-law, Marie Cole; and a brother-in-law, Fred Biddle both of Williamsburg.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Joanne; a great-granddaughter, Angela Lynn Detwiler; four sisters: infant Ruth, Mary Baker, Naomi Over and Berna Dilling; and three brothers: Clarence, George and John.
Dorothy attended a one room school house while growing up in rural Williamsburg. She was a longtime member of Fairview Church of the Brethren and for many years assisted her husband, Bob with the daily operation of their dairy farm in rural Williamsburg.
She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and also enjoyed baking, gardening and canning.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8pm, Friday, September 28, 2018 at Fairview Church of the Brethren, rural Williamsburg and also from 10am until the 11am funeral service, Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the church, Pastor Eric J. Fether officiating. Interment will be held at Shellytown-Fairview Cemetery, rural Williamsburg.
The family prefers memorial contributions in memory of Dorothy be given to Fairview Church of the Brethren, 1022 Fairview Rd., Williamsburg, PA 16693.
Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg.
Fairview Church of the Brethren
1022 Fairview Rd, Williamsburg PA 16693