Dorothy H. Stringer

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dorothy H. Stringer, age 81, of Amo, passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

Born March 6, 1933 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Hiram Keck and Moine (Crosby) Keck. She married Harold Stringer on Aug. 12, 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1998.

Dorothy worked more than 35 years in human resources for P.R. Mallory, Shenandoah Industries and Lear Corp. She attended the Amo Baptist Church. Her favorite pastime was being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who lovingly called her "Grandma Great."

Survivors include daughter Diana Ruark (Michael) of Rockville; son Rick Stringer (Pat) of Plainfield; four grandchildren, Jamie Simek (Michael) of Plainfield; Ericka Patten (Derek) of West Orange, N.J.; Ryan Ruark (Sarah) of Chicago and Christopher Stringer (Elizabeth) of Plainfield; three great-grandchildren; sister Doris O'Hair of Greencastle; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband and brothers Ralph, Paul and Don Keck preceded her.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 4 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bousley-Hays Funeral Home in Coatesville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dave Marty officiating. Burial will be at the Stilesville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.