Dorothy "Dort" M. (Ort) Davis

Born: Fri., Sep. 18, 1931
Died: Fri., Apr. 13, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Apr. 16, 2018
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Apr. 16, 2018
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.


Mon., Apr. 16, 2018
Location: Adams Cemetery

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     Dorothy M. "Dort" Davis, 86, of Mifflintown, died Friday, April 13, 2018, at Locust Grove Retirement Village.

     Born Sept. 18, 1931, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Sarah (Hommel) Ort.

     Her husband, William N. Davis, whom she married Oct. 27, 1953, died on Dec. 13, 1981. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Debra J. Davis Whittier on May 5, 2007, and Linda M. Davis Tucker on May 1, 2011; three brothers, Lawrence, Robert, and William Ort, two sisters, Freda Miller and Jane Hinderliter, and one half-sister, Ruth Alison.

     She is survived by three grandchildren, Curt Kinsloe and wife, Lisa, Daniel Hosler, and Celena Dixon and companion, Randy Sheeler, one great-grandson, Julian Dixon, one sister, Mary Hackenberger, and one brother, Andrew Ort and wife, Peggy.

     She had worked as a clerk at the Harrisburg State Hospital and retired from the Department of Welfare.

     She was a member of Centre Lutheran Church.

     She enjoyed tending to her flowers, and loved spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandson.

     Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown with Rev. Mike Sigler officiating. Interment will be in Adams Cemetery.

     The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Locust Grove Residents' Activity Fund, 69 Cottage Drive, Mifflin PA 17058 or to 365 Hospice, 220 Regent Court, Suite E2, State College PA 16801.

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Charitable donations may be made in Dorothy "Dort"'s memory to the following organizations:

365 Hospice
220 Regent Court, Suite E2, State College PA 16801

Locust Grove Residents' Activity Fund
69 Cottage Drive, Mifflin, PA 17058

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Carla Haubert
   Posted Mon April 16, 2018
O Dorothy. I was so sad when I heard u past away. I'm so glad we got to know each other. U r one of a kind. We had some good time's and laughs didn't we. I will miss u so much. I will miss picking on u and seeing that wonderful, beautiful smile of yours. Heaven has got another wonderful, kind, funny, beautiful angel. I love u my friend.