Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

May 5, 2014

DOROTHY M. SHIMER [Cumberland]

CUMBERLAND — Dorothy M. Shimer, 92, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at home. She previously lived in Eckhart.

Born May 1, 1921, in Cresaptown, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Eva (Burke) Grant. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Shimer; daughter, Dorothy E. Llewellyn; and seven brothers and sisters.

She retired from Allegany Nursing Home. She was a member of the Cresaptown Assembly of God Church.

Surviving are her children, son, Thomas Shimer and wife Wila of LaVale and daughter, Wilma Wright and husband Richard of Cumberland; son-in-law, Porter Llewellyn of Corriganville; sister, Verna Moon of LaVale; and a sister-in-law, Ada Crowe of Frostburg. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

A private service was held for the family at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A. (www.ScarpelliFH.com), Cresaptown. Words of comfort and prayer were given by Pastor Steve Leydig.

Interment will be in Eckhart Cemetery.

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