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Dorothy J. (Means) Best

June 12, 1918 ~ July 30, 2017 (age 99)
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Message from Susie Hlawati
August 1, 2017 4:27 PM

Marcia and family. I work for Dr David Wagner and attend church with Miss Marcia and have taken trips with Marcia. Miss Dorothy was a very sweet lady and so is her daughter Miss Marcia. I am sorry for your loss but know the overflowing love and respect you folks hold for each other is a true testament for the Love in your family taught by Miss Dorothy. I pray strength and peace for your journey ahead. We here at Wagner Family Eyecare will miss seeing your Mother. Mrs. Susie Hlawati.
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A candle was lit by Jocelyn ( Jocy Thompson) McCool on August 1, 2017 7:50 PM
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A candle was lit by Scott Means and family on August 1, 2017 9:15 PM
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A candle was lit by Dave and Sherry Cobler on August 1, 2017 9:38 PM
Message from Dave & Sherry Cobler
August 1, 2017 9:42 PM

Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear.
Message from Gail Williams the old Resident Care Coordinator
August 1, 2017 10:01 PM

Your Mom was a great lady. I'm glad I had the opportunity to care for her at the Old and New Highland Oaks. Prayers sent to all of you. RIP Dorothy.
Message from Colleen Campbell resident aide.
August 1, 2017 10:16 PM

Everyone has my deepest sympathy. She was such a sweet sweet lady. I will miss her so. I am pleased to have got to meet her and know her the short time I did. Lots of prayers and hugs to you all.
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A candle was lit by Colleen on August 1, 2017 10:16 PM
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A candle was lit by Judy McCleary on August 2, 2017 7:14 AM
Message from Judy McCleary
August 2, 2017 7:20 AM

My deepest sympathy is extended to the family. I will miss her. She was an awesome lady. Loved her sense of humor! Will always carry fond memories of her and her loving family.
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A candle was lit by The Sullivan Famiky on August 2, 2017 7:40 AM
Message from The Sullivan's
August 2, 2017 7:42 AM

We are so sorry Jim. If you need anything just holler over the fence or come to the ice cream window. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
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A candle was lit by Terry & Yvonne Van TAssel on August 2, 2017 10:57 AM
Message from Terry & Yvonne Van Tassel
August 2, 2017 11:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. We know you will miss her and the time spent together. Prayers for your strength at this time of sadness.
Message from Nadine and Scott Sheffer
August 2, 2017 11:16 AM

A very special lady.
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A candle was lit by Tammy Pickard Babcock on August 2, 2017 12:45 PM
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A The Color of Memories Table Arrangement was sent on August 2, 2017

My sympathies to your entire family on the passing of your Mom (Grandma, Aunt, Great-Aunt, etc). May the many good memories remain with you all. Love, Trinda

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A candle was lit by Sharon Gordon on August 2, 2017 1:41 PM
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A Shades of Elegance was ordered on August 2, 2017

Message from Becky Bemish
August 2, 2017 7:14 PM

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family, she was a wonderful woman, her warm smile and sense of humor always made you feel welcome. I know I will cherish the memories and am grateful for the time I spent at Marcia's house with my "second Family" she will be missed...
Message from Tom Siverling
August 3, 2017 8:49 AM

Lynn & Family,
Jack just let me know your Mother passed away. Very sorry to hear that & thinking about you. It is never easy. She was such a great lady & lived a long life. Mom always thought so much of her. Think often back to the times as we grew up together.
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A candle was lit by Jan Hook on August 3, 2017 3:56 PM
Message from Iseli Koenig Krauss
August 12, 2017 2:54 AM

My deep sympathies to the many friends and family members who have lost a person dear to so many. Everyone she knew benefitted from knowing her. She will be remembered fondly by more people than you could imagine.
Message from Michael & Brenda
September 3, 2017 10:58 PM

To the family of Dot Best, please know that you have my sincere sympathy and condolences on the loss of your mother. We have known your mother since I was a baby My great grandmother Margaret rented a room in your mothers house, top floor, when we moved her from Clearfield to be with family in Knox as she got older. We wanted her to feel some independence and your mom's house was 3 hours from her daughters house (my grams house) and 3 houses up from my mothers house (her granddaughter). I have very found memories of the house going to see my great grand and getting her for family outings. She was a tall statuesque lady and stood tall and proud. Your mother was so nice to our family and to my great grand during that time. I was about 5-6 years old and she would just be so nice to all of us children and joke and talk with us when we came over to see Greatgrand. I have always remembered your mother for the love and care she took of my great grand. My great grand stayed there for several years at your mom's house and then we moved her out to her own trailer out on rt 338. Your moms house allowed my very proud great grand to have some independence during a very difficult time of moving from Clearfield to Knox to be closer to her daughter, but without living with her daughter (my grandmother Josephine). Your mother gave her dignity and company and someone to chat with and someone to challenge things with. My family was always so grateful to Dottie for what she did for our family during that time. We always had love in our heart for her and your family God bless Dottie. She was the sweetest friend anyone could ever ask for. God Bless your family in your time of need.
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