HESSTON - Dorothy H. Briggs, 85, of 11656 Walnut Hill Lane, Hesston, died on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Lewistown Hospital.
Mrs. Briggs was born on Sept. 20, 1927, the daughter of the late Guy and Bertha (Savits) Hoover.
She was united in marriage with Ray C. Briggs, who preceded her in death.
Dorothy H. Briggs
Surviving are: children, Barbara S. Wilson, of Hesston, Peggy L. Nissley and husband, John B., of Mount Joy, and Gerald R. "Jerry" Briggs and wife, Susan, of Milroy; grandchildren, Amanda Joy Nissley, Amy Eslinger, Christine Garver, Dawn Briggs, Kevin Wilson and Billie Arnold; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Gilbert Hoover and wife, Dorothy; and 10 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Sara Wilson, and by two siblings, Donald Hoover and Christie R. Hoover.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with Pastor Doug Sabin officiating. Interment will be in Huntingdon Memorial Gardens.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 10, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.