Dolores A. (Jones) Shrader

February 7, 1930 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 89)


Dolores A. Shrader, 89 of Hempfield Twp died Thursday April 25 2019 at home. She was born February 7,1930 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Harry and Anna (Greenlund) Jones. Dolores was a graduate of Greensburg High School in 1947 and  later in life Business Careers Institute in Greensburg. Prior to her retirement in 1991, she was employed as a caseworker for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Welfare. Dolores was a member of the First Reformed United Church of Christ in Greensburg. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband L. William Shrader in 1988, daughters Kimberly in 1976 and Karen Handley in 2018. She is survived by her daughter Betsy Aldridge (Richard) of Belle Vernon, two grandchildren Bryan Scott of Michigan City, IN and Courtney Fields (Nathan) of White Heath, IL and son in law Robert Handley of Michigan City, IN. Dolores enjoyed reading, playing bridge and doing jigsaw puzzles. She and her husband spent many happy weekends camping at Pioneer Park in Somerset County and after his passing continued camping for another 14 years among many friends. All services were private. In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be sent to Excela Hospice 501 W. Otterman St. Greensburg PA 15601. Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc is assisting the family with arrangements. To send online condolences visit

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