Dorothy A. “Dot” Anthony

| November 27, 2019

Dorothy-Anthony-1574789220Dorothy A. “Dot” Anthony, 94, of Dutch Hill, Parker, Pa. passed away Monday evening (11-25-19) at her daughter’s residence in Parker following an illness.

Born in Dutch Hill, Perry Twp, on March 24, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Chester R. and Cora Etna Gallagher McCoy.

Following high school, she became employed by former Knox Glass Corp. (later Glass Containers) of Parker where she worked in the glass decorating department, retiring in 1957.

She was long affiliated with the Church of God at Dutch Hill (now Park Hill).

Dot was an artist in the art of quilting of which she created and finished over two hundred quilts. Folks from far away as California and many locals would begin a quilt and then deliver to her to finish their quilts, that number reaching well over two hundred.

A strong supporter of her husband in his work with VFW Post 7073 at Parker, she served as president, treasurer, and conductress of the former Ladies Auxiliary at 7073 as well as Poppy sales Chairperson for many years. Additionally, she held chairs in County Council (VFW) and was a member and past president of the 26th District (VFW) Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the former Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 598 of Parker and the Lady Rebakah Lodge of West Freedom.

In addition to caring for family, working, and serving the veterans organizations, Dot could be found several times a week at many of the local bingo fundraisers.

Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn (Howard Lubbert) Brown of Parker and a son Kevin (Lucinda) Anthony also of Parker; four grandchildren: Crystal Over, Melody Nordquist, Josh and Cody Anthony; six great-grandchildren: Tabitha Saye, Caitlin Nordquist, Carly and Abby Over, Gunnar and Oakley Anthony, and number of nieces and nephews.

She was married on July 2, 1943, to John A. “Banjo” Anthony who passed away on February 27, 2016, being married nearly seventy-three years.

The last surviving member of the McCoy children, she was preceded in death by sister Geraldine Master and brothers Wade and Tom McCoy.

Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 Friday at H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 So. Wayne Ave., Parker where funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday.

Burial will follow at Parker Presbyterian Cemetery.

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