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Dorothy M. (Portser) Kerchner

May 4, 1937 ~ July 25, 2020 (age 83)

Obituary

Dorothy M. Kerchner, 83, of Greensburg, died Saturday, July 25,2020, in Ruby Memorial Hospital.  She was born, May 4, 1937, in Jeannette, a daughter of the late Welty and Orie Hemminger Portser.  Prior to retirement she worked in the laundry room at Redstone Highlands.  She was a member of Word of Life Church, Greensburg.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Kerchner and siblings; Jack, William, Welty "Bud" Portser and Hattie Pittner.  She is survived by a son, Christopher Kerchner and his wife Bridget of  Dallas,TX, a daughter, Debrann Palmer of Buckhannon, WV, three grandchildren; Daniel Palmer, Trevor Kerchner, and Cody Kerchner, a sister, Dolice Matasich of Louisville, KY and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received 2:00 - 4:00pm and 6:00 - 8:00pm Thursday in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette.  A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Sheldon Moore officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg.  Please be prepared to adhere to all current CDC guidelines, including face masks and social distancing.  Funeral home occupancy is limited to 25 people at a time.  To send on-line condolences, visit www.mason-gelder.com. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 30, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Visitation
Thursday
July 30, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

Funeral Service
Friday
July 31, 2020

10:00 AM
Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc.
201 N. First St.
Jeannette, PA 15644

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