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Mrs. Dorothy Sheeley

Mrs. Dorothy Virginia Beard Sheeley, 74, of Harney Road, Emmitsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, at College View Center, Frederick. She was the wife of Norman S. Sheeley, who died Nov. 29, 1970.

Born Dec. 11, 1925, in Woodsboro, she was a daughter of the late Glenn William and Marie Sprague Beard. She was a member of Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg. She was retired from Cambridge Rubber Co., Taneytown. She was a member of Greenmount Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by one son, Norman Leroy Sheeley and wife Diana of York Springs, Pa.; one granddaughter, Karen Sheeley Ashman of Gettysburg, Pa.; three great-granddaughters, Megan Ashman, Kendra Ashman and Caitlin Ashman, all of Gettysburg; six brothers and sisters, Elsie M Beard of Woodsboro, Ethel E. Hildebrand of Frederick Garland R. Beard and Glenn A. Beard, both of Mount Airy, Betty J. Snook of Smithsburg, and Larry W. Beard of Middleburg; two sisters-in-law, Betty L. Beard of New Midway, and Frances Beard of Union Bridge; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Marshall W. Beard, Ralph W. Beard and Robert E. Beard. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9 at Elias Evangelical Lutheran Church, Emmitsburg, with the Rev. Judith A. Moller officiating. Interment was in Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery.

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