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Dorothy May Grimes

October 4, 1941 June 22, 2018
Dorothy May Grimes
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Obituary for Dorothy May Grimes

Dorothy May Grimes, 76, of West Grove, PA passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, June 22, 2018.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin R. and Dorothy Elizabeth Alburger Sauselein.

Dorothy graduated from William Penn High School, New Castle, DE, Class of 1959.
She was employed with Delmarva Power and Light retiring after 17 years of service.

Dorothy was a member of Octoraro Chapter #463 Order of Eastern Star, Oxford for 30 years.

After retiring Dorothy enjoyed quiet times, Sunday afternoons with family, church, and above all she was a devoted grandmother.

She is survived by four daughters, Kathy May and her fiancé, Steve Walton of Cochranville, Diane Keen and her husband, Tony of Conowingo, MD, Linda Lockard and her husband, James of North East, MD and Janet Byington and her husband, Thomas of North East, MD; five grandsons, Andrew Smith and his wife, Kayla of Landenberg, Robert Lockard of North East, MD, Lee Roy Krauss and wife, Shanna of Oxford, Kenneth Lockard of North East, MD and Christopher Schuler of Conowingo, MD; a great-granddaughter, Kaylee Rae Krauss and her siblings, Jordan, Jayden and Jaelynn; one brother, Benjamin Sauselein and his wife, Nancy of Port Deposit, MD; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two grandsons, Kevin Hadwin and Randall Smith; a granddaughter, Sabrina Lockard; and a brother, Beau William Sauselein.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, June 30, at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine St., Oxford, where friends and family may visit from 10-10:55 AM.
An Eastern Star Service will be held Saturday at 10:55 AM at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Oxford Cemetery.

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11:00 AM 6/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.

86 Pine St.
Oxford, PA 19363

Visitation 10-10:55 AM

Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.
86 Pine St. Oxford 19363 PA
United States

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Oxford Cemetery Final Resting Place

220 North Third Street
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

220 North Third Street Oxford 19363 Pennsylvania
United States

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