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Thursday February 9th, 2017
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Dorcas L. Cypher

Cypher – Dorcas L., 86, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord on February 7, 2017 at Laurelwood Care Center. Born on November 1, 1930 in Six Mile Run, PA, daughter of Stanley E. and Myrtle E. (Foor) Wright. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Willard B. Cypher; brothers, Ronald and Stanley, and a sister, Jean Sauders. She is survived by her loving sons, Gregory, and his special friend, Toni Coplin, both of Richland Township, and Jeff Sr., married to the former Shirlynn Rolley, Johnstown; grandsons, Jeff Jr. married to the former Mabel Piper, Irwin, PA, and Charles, married to the former Morgan Swalligan, Roxbury; great grandchildren, Abigail, Tabitha, Zachary, Lillian, Hunter, and Emma Grace; sisters, Maryann, wife of Hank Meetz, Chestnut Ridge, PA, Beatrice, wife of Richard Taylor, Roaring Springs, and Edith Wineland, Martinsburg, PA; brothers, Robert (Jenny), Everett, PA, Tom (Debbie), and Jerry (Percilla), all of Martinsburg, PA, and Joe (Debbie), Kerany, PA and several nieces and nephews. Dorcas retired after 21 years of service from the former Miracle Mart and Kings Department Store, where she was employed as a manager in the men’s department. She was a member of the Oakland United Methodist Church and the Richland American Legion, Post #849, Ladies Auxiliary. Dorcas was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for many years. She enjoyed ceramics, gardening, and taking care of her yard and home. Dorcas loved her family dearly and always looked forward to visiting. She especially loved her Lord. Friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Richland, with the Rev. Randall W. Bain officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family suggests contributions be directed to the American Cancer Society, 351 Budfield Street, Johnstown, PA 15904 in memory of Dorcas. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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Greg & Jeff,

I was very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Like both of my parents, she lived a long and blessed life. I have only good memories of her and the old neighborhood.

Tab Pankoke

Vince "Tab" Pankoke Feb 10 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dorcas Cypher

Lori and Frank Gorgone Feb 10 2017 12:00 AM

Frank and I are very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Prayers and condolences to you and your family.

Lori and Frank Gorgone Feb 10 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dorcas Cypher

Carol and Bob jordan Feb 10 2017 12:00 AM

Condolences in the passing of your beloved mother. I learned yesterday that she was a special friend of my sister-in-law, Vi Frazier. Vi loved Dorcas, and so did her family. They worked together at Kings, where Vi was in the sewing department and the lunch counter.

May God grant you great comfort, pleasant memories, strength, and the peace of his presence.
Ruth Ann (Morris-Pastor Hank's daughter) Moore

Ruth Ann Moore Feb 9 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so very sorry about ur mum Jeff and Greg.
My love and prayers are with you today.
Please know that I can't be there today,but my heart feels for you.

Love; Carol Barrett Jordan

carol...... Feb 9 2017 12:00 AM

RIP Dorcas, tell Bizz I said hello.

Gordy Haluska Feb 8 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dorcas Cypher

Gary and Patty Lyon (neice) Feb 8 2017 12:00 AM

Sending my deepest prayers and sympathy to Greg, Jeff and their families. Dorcas was quite a lady and I was very proud to have her as an Aunt-she certainly looked like by Mom (Jean). She could tell you so many stories of her younger years-enjoyed visiting whenever I could--she was always in my daily prayers.

Gary and Patty Lyon Feb 8 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dorcas Cypher

Sharon Stull Feb 8 2017 12:00 AM

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