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Dorothy Louise Voneida

May 15, 2014

Dorothy Louise Voneida, 92, formerly of 723 Petersburg Road, Allenwood, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.

She was born July 2, 1921, in Washington Township, the daughter of the late John I. Sr and Bertha A. (White) Bower. On April 10, 1943, she married Donald F. Voneida, who preceded her in death Oct. 1, 1995. Together they celebrated 52 years of marriage.

Louise was a graduate of Montgomery high school. She worked for a short time at the former Sylvania, Williamsport. Louise spent most of her life as a housewife raising her family and helping her husband on their family farm.

She was a member of the Elimsport United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed flowers and spending time at home on the farm. Louise was very devoted to reading the newspaper and kept many local clippings through the years.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Carol Voneida, of Allenwood; one brother and sister-in-law, John I. Jr. and Judith Bower, of Watsontown; one sister-in-law, Peggy Bower, of Allenwood; one grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Dan and Karen Voneida, of Allenwood; and two great-grandchildren, Emma and Nolan Voneida, both of Allenwood.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother, Donovan L. Bower.

Friends were received from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 8, at the Elimsport United Methodist Church, 16145 State Route 44, Allenwood, where a funeral service was held at noon with her minister, Pastor Michael Hill, officiating.

Burial followed in Elimsport Cemetery.

The family welcomed flowers; if desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Elimsport United Methodist Church, 16145 State Route 44, Allenwood, PA 17810.

The family was assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.