OBITUARY: Doris J. “Dorie” Barnhart

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Doris J. “Dorie” Barnhart, age 82, of 61 Wilhelm St., Greencastle, died at 8:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born May 19, 1927 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of the late Seibert and Lucy (Deck) Myers.

She married Blaine K. Barnhart Sept. 28, 1946 in Hagerstown, Md.

Dorie worked at the former Wogan's Drug Store, now Rite Aid, in Greencastle.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greencastle, a former auxiliary member of the Rescue Hose Co. 1, Greencastle Sportsman Association and Harry D. Zeigler V.F.W. Post 6319 of Greencastle.

Dorie served on the local election board, enjoyed playing cards, square dancing with the Whirley Birds Square Dance Club in her younger years and spending time with her family.

She attended Greencastle High School and was a member of the Greencastle-Antrim Loyal Daughters.

Surviving family, in addition to her husband, are one daughter, Cindy (husband Greg) Oberholzer, Greencastle; two sons, Douglas (wife Valerie) Barnhart, Greencastle and Timothy (wife Kim) Barnhart, Chambersburg; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Jane Beaver, Greencastle; and one brother, Donald E. Myers, Greencastle.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Isabel Cunningham and Anna Snoke; and three brothers, George Myers, Robert Myers and Ray Myers.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 from the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with Pastor Stacy Crawford officiating.

Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in her memory to the Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Dr., Chambersburg, PA 17202 or to the First United Methodist Church, 45 N. Washington St., Greencastle, PA 17225.

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