PENN YAN - Dorothea B. Eggleston, 86, passed away at Homestead on Saturday (September 14, 2013). Calling hours and funeral services for Dorothea will be held at Weldon Funeral Home Wednesday (September 18, 2013) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with services commencing at 1 p.m. with a private burial.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association , PO Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Dorothea was born April, 16 1927, the daughter of Earl and Grace Rice Ellis. She worked at both the Basket Factory and The Canning Factory. She enjoyed being with her family, the outdoors and puzzles.
She is survived by two sons, Roger (Beverly) Eggleston of Penn Yan and Terry (Wanda) Eggleston of Pulteney; grandchildren Jeff (Tonya) Campbell, Fred (Gillian) Campbell, Shelley (Steve) Pierce, Ronald (Michelle) Wood, Caitlyn Eggleston and Erik Eggleston; seven great-grandchildren; one sister Dorla Armstrong of Penn Yan; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Victoria (Vicki); sister, Jessie; two brothers, George (William) Bill, Earl Jr. (Red).
Friends may sign the guest book at Weldon Funeral Home.Com.