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Dorothy Brown

September 1, 2012
The Herald-Star

BROWN, Dorothy Mae (McGavitt) Wenzel, 79, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV.

Dorothy was born on Nov. 11, 1932, in Weirton, WV. She was the daughter of the late Thomas R. and Pauline (Assel) McGavitt.

Dorothy was a member of TOPS and AARP and enjoyed playing cards with family and friends. She attended church at Trinity Lutheran Church, Weirton, WV and the Paris Presbyterian Church, Burgettstown, PA.

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In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, John Wenzel; three brothers; and a grandson, Matthew Patterson.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Thomas Brown of Wellsburg, WV; five children, Nancy Patterson of Paris, PA, Barbara (Kevin) Staschiak of Middleburg, PA, Elaine (Mark) Becker of Pittsburgh, PA, John (Lynda) Wenzel Jr. of Clinton, PA and Richard (Suzanne) Wenzel of Glennwood, MD; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Peters of Weirton, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and again on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, from 10 until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV with the Reverend Sam Gibb of the First Presbyterian Church of Wellsburg officiating.

Interment will follow in Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV.

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