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Dorothy R. Shay

Dorothy R. Shay, 81, of Lancaster, passed away on February 14, 2022 at Hamilton Arms Center.  She was the loving wife of the late Edward H Shay.

Born in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Bessie (Sprout) Mull.

She spent much of her life as a homemaker.

In her spare time, Dorothy enjoyed playing bingo, knitting, reading, baking and spending time with her adoring family.  She also spent many years as a cook for the American Legion Post #34.

She is survived by her children, Terry Shay, Tammy Eckert (wife of Lee) and Edward Shay (husband of Michelle); four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Also surviving is her brother, Michael Mull (husband of Karen) and her sister, Linda Sell.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at DeBord Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 141 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602 on Monday, February 21, 2022 at 11:00 AM.  A viewing will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.  Interment will follow in Conestoga Memorial Park.  To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit:
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