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Mrs. Peterson

Dorothy C. Peterson, 3220 N. Hermitage Road, Pymatuning Township, passed away at 8:09 a.m. Saturday (7-22-06) in the Hospitality Care Center, Hermitage, where she was a resident for three years. She was 88.

Mrs. Peterson was born July 14, 1917, in Sharon, a daughter of the late Carmie Chester and Anna Catherine Rodenbaugh Weaver.

She was a lifelong area resident and a 1937 alumna of Sharon High School.

Mrs. Peterson retired in 1979 from UPMC Horizon, Farrell, where she was employed for five years. She previously worked at the former Isaly’s, Hermitage; and for many years at the former Antos Food Center in Transfer.

A homemaker, she was a former member of First United Methodist Church, Sharon.

Surviving are: a daughter, Betty Lou “Becky” Baker, wife of Larry Baker, Transfer; four grandchildren, Donald Sweitzer, Hermitage; Jamie Sweitzer, Fort Myers, Fla.; Thomas Faber, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and Douglas Faber, Greenville; and four great-grandchildren, Michael Sweitzer, Lauren Faber, Kaitlyn Faber and Declan Sweitzer.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Lee Peterson; four brothers, Glenn Weaver, Vern Weaver, Paul Weaver and Donald Weaver; and one sister, Flossie Davies.


Dorothy, 88, of 3220 N. Hermitage Road, Pymatuning Township.

Calling hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (7-26-06) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Friends may e-mail condolences to

Service: Funeral service at noon Thursday (7-27-06) in the funeral home.

Interment: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.

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