Dorothy was a graduate of Lander High School. She was employed with the former New Process Company and worked in the cafeteria of the Lander Elementary and Eisenhower High Schools. She was co-owner of the family farm, Pineton Farms, which she worked along-side of her husband, Evan. She was a member of Wiltsie Community Church, Lander-Farmington Grange, and Akeley Grange.
Dorothy is survived by her husband of 74 years, Evan W. Wilcox whom she married November 8, 1947, in Warren, PA., 4 Children – George C. Wilcox and wife, Nancy of Erie, PA., Howard Wilcox and wife, Maryann, Craig Wilcox and wife, Carol, Carmen Wilcox all of Russell, PA., 12 Grandchildren – Scott (Meridith) Wilcox, Shawn, Ryan Wilcox, Samantha (Josh) Snyder, Dustin (Erin) Wilcox, Kristen (Kirk) Guiher, Drew Wilcox, Lacey (Scott) Schuler, Lindsey (Justin) Kramer, Mandy (Eric) Dickerson, Kelsi (Charles) Boyles, Meggi (Cody) Brown, 15 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Nelson, her sister, Jeanette Patterson.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., with Rev. Todd Venman, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Foster Cemetery, Lander, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA. 17110, or the Wiltsie Community Church, 2981 Swede Hill Rd., Russell, PA. 16345 or the Warren County 4-H program, 100 Dillon Drive, suite 101, Youngsville, PA. 16371. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com