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 Ms. Dorothy Elizabeth Perry

Dorothy Elizabeth Perry, 81, of Emmitsburg, died peacefully Friday, April 10, 2009, at Gettysburg Hospital in Gettysburg, Pa.

She was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Fairfield, Pa., as the daughter of the late Ray and Ruth (Hare) Wiekert. She was predeceased by her longtime companion, Joseph Yohe.

Dorothy was retired from Freeman Shoe in Emmitsburg, and was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan and enjoyed puzzle books.

Surviving her are daughters, Judy Ann Brown and husband, Maurice, of Fairfield, Pa., and Donna Shriner of Emmitsburg; son, Donald Perry of Gettysburg, Pa.; grandchildren, David Brown, Heather Drumheller, Chris Shriner and Kaitlyn Perry; great-grandchildren, Samantha Brown, Danielle Drum-heller, Brandon Drumheller and Emily Drumheller.

She was predeceased by brothers, Ray and Clair Weikert. Interment was in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Gettysburg, Pa.

If you knew Dorothy, and would like to see her remembered
 in the next History of Emmitsburg, Please send us any stories or
 anecdotes about her to us at: history@emmitsburg.net