Obituary of Doris DIBBLE
Doris G. DIBBLE, 86, formerly of Harrison Valley, PA, died Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Wheaton’s Personal Care Home, Westfield, PA.
Born November 30, 1930, in North Fork, PA, she was the daughter of Robert and Ruth Paddock Gill.
She attended the country school in North Fork and was a graduate of Harrison Valley High School.
On June 13, 1950, in Harrison Valley, she married Glen S. Dibble, Jr., who predeceased her on March 17, 2000.
Doris and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm in Harrison Township for over 50 years. She was also employed by the PA Department of Forestry and was the first woman hired by Consolidated, now Dominion, as an engineer at the Harrison station.
She attended the West Union Mennonite Church, where she was active in the quilt guild and ladies group. She was a member of the North Fork Grange, Harrison Valley Alumni Association, various motorcycle clubs, and served as Harrison Township Tax Assessor.
Surviving are: two sons, Hal (Sandra) Dibble of Westfield, PA and Neal (Trudi) Dibble of Middlebury Center, PA; a daughter, Denise (Alvin) Swan of Westfield, PA; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a grandson, Joshua Dibble, in 1999; two sisters, Eilene Hurler and Myrtle Steadman; and a brother, Elwood Gill.
Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 7:00 PM. The Rev. Trevor Price will officiate.
Memorials may be made to UPMC Susquehanna Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, PA 16901 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.