Dorothy May Persun

Dorothy May Persun, 85, of Cogan Station, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village.

She was born on Nov. 30, 1927, in Williamsport, the daughter of the late Fredrick John Hurley and Stella Viola Diehl.

On Oct. 20, 1946, in Newberry she married Howard Calvin Persun, who passed away on May 3, 1983.

Dorothy graduated from Williamsport High School Class of 1945.

Dorothy was a homemaker and served as Advancement Chariman for Boy Scout Troop 5 and Pack 5.

Dorothy enjoyed horses and keeping in touch with old friends via Facebook and email.

Surviving are four children, Howard, Terry, Jeri, Randy; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brother, Robert F. Hurley.

Services will be conducted privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dorothy’s memory may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America, 1113 Main St., Pittsburgh, PA 15215-2407 or Arthritis Foundation, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 201, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.