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Dorothy P. Myers, 91, of Rouseville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning, April 18, 2018 at The Caring Place in Franklin.
She was born in Oil City on June 13, 1926 to the late Charles C. and Alberta (Schreckengost) Aites.
She was a 1944 graduate of Oil City High School.
In her earlier years, she attended the Cherrytree Bible Church and the Oil City Church of God. She was a member of the Seneca Evangelical Congregational Church where she served with the missions committee. She and her husband participated in mission trips to Costa Rica and Cedine, Tennessee.
Dorothy enjoyed traveling in Canada, Texas, Florida, and Washington; and visiting with family friends. She enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, and trapping. She has hunted deer and elk, trapped muskrats and mink; and caught salmon from the Hoh River in Washington. She and her husband celebrated their 60th anniversary on an Alaskan cruise.
Mrs. Myers also enjoyed sewing and crocheting, gardening, flowers, jigsaw puzzles, and watching the birds on her birdfeeders.
During World War II, she was employed at Oil Well Supply making 40mm shells. She later worked at the Oil City Hospital as a night cook; tended the lunch counter at W.T. Grant Department Store; worked at Isaly's on both the north and south-side; and was the manager at Tobey's Pizza in Oil City. She later returned to work at Oil City Hospital in housekeeping, until retiring in 1989.
She was married in Oil City on June 18, 1946 to James A. Myers, and he preceded her in death on January 28, 2017.
Surviving are four children: Sherry L. Emick and her husband Don of Plumer, James R. Myers and his wife Kathy of Kossuth, Thomas A. Myers of Oil City, and Cathy A. Schneider and her husband Terry of Seneca; and a sister-in-law, Carole E. Myers of Oil City. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald J. and Charles L. Aites; and a sister, Mary R. Nuhfer.
Friends will be received Friday (April 20th) from 4 - 7 p.m. in the Hile-Best Funeral Home, 2781 Rte. 257 in Seneca, Cranberry Township. On Saturday (April 21st), beginning at 10 a.m., a visitation will be held in the Seneca E.C. Church, 2844 Rte. 257 in Seneca, where the funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Janor Bestwick, church pastor, and retired E.C. pastor, Rev. David Hart, officiating.
Private interment will be in Brandon Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Venango V.N.A. Foundation (Hospice), 491 Allegheny Blvd., Franklin, PA 16323.
Online condolences may be expressed to Dorothy's family by visiting www.hilebest.com