Dorothy Errington

Dorothy M. Errington, 90

Dorothy M. Errington, died Jan. 31, 2005, in Muncy, Penn., where she lived. She was 90 years old.

She was born Oct. 18, 1914, in Carrington, N.D. and was the daughter of Frank L. and Thea (Lund) Cusack. She graduated from Carrington High School.

She married Jack R.V. Errington, and they were married for 35 years until he died in 1969.They lived on Vashon for 25 years, and their two daughters Jacqueline and Arlene graduated from Vashon High School.

While living on Vashon, they attended the Presbyterian Church, where her father-in-law was the pastor.

Dorothy last worked in the blueprint department for Boeing in Seattle. She was a member of the Order of the Amaranth.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Jacqueline and Richard Wolfe of Muncy, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Feb. 11 in Muncy, and interment will be in the Vashon Island Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

The family suggests memorial donations be made either to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, Penn. 17701 or The National Kidney Foundation of Delaware Valley, 325 Chestnut Street, Suite 725, Philadelphia, Penn. 19106.

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