LEWISTOWN - Dorothy M. Beers, 82, a resident of Ohesson Manor, died at 5:45 a.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
Born July 11, 1931, in Mechanicsburg, she was the daughter of the late William and Grace Gingerich.
She is survived by: her husband, John Beers, whom she married in 1961; her children, Suzanne Fought, Charles Eckert, Gary Eckert, Forrest Eckert, Mark Eckert, Peggy Specht, John Beers, Sally Kurtz and Robert Beers; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
She had been employed at Skills of Lewistown.
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Dorothy loved spending time with her loving husband, family and friends. She also enjoyed reading.
Her family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hoenstine Funeral Home, P.O. Box 631, Lewistown, PA 17044.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.