Dorothy N. Wilcox, 95, of Russell, Pa., died at her residence, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, with her family at her side.
She was born May 29, 1926, in Warren, Pa. Dorothy was the daughter of Harry G. and Anna Bauer Nelson. She was a Warren and Russell, Pa.. area resident her entire life.
Dorothy was a graduate of Lander High School. She was employed with the former New Process Company and worked in the cafeteria of the Lander Elementary and Eisenhower High Schools. She was co-owner of the family farm, Pineton Farms, which she worked alongside of her husband, Evan. She was a member of Wiltsie Community Church, Lander Farmington Grange, and Akeley Grange.
Dorothy is survived by her husband of 74 years, Evan W. Wilcox, whom she married Nov. 8, 1947, in Warren, Pa.; four children: George C. Wilcox and wife, Nancy of Erie, Pa., Howard Wilcox and wife, Maryann, Craig Wilcox and wife, Carol, Car-men Wilcox, all of Russell, Pa.; 12 grandchildren: Scott (Meridith) Wilcox, Shawn, Ryan Wilcox, Samantha (Josh) Snyder, Dustin (Erin) Wilcox, Kristen (Kirk) Guiher, Drew Wilcox, Lacey (Scott) Schuler, Lindsey (Justin) Kramer, Mandy (Eric) Dickerson, Kelsi (Charles) Boyles, Meggi (Cody) Brown; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Nelson; and her sister, Jeanette Patterson.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa., with the Rev. Todd Venman, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Foster Cemetery, Lander, Pa.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Inter-state Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA. 17110, or the Wiltsie Community Church, 2981 Swede Hill Rd., Russell, PA. 16345 or the Warren County 4-H program, 100 Dillon Drive, suite 101, Youngsville, PA. 16371.
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www. lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.