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Dorothy H. Morgan

Obituary for Dorothy H. Morgan

November 11, 1922 - June 18, 2016
Newark, Delaware | Age 93


Dorothy H. Morgan, 93, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2016. Born on November 11, 1922 in Woodstown, NJ, and raised by Rev. A.D. Hammond in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late William Ellis and Alice Hammond.
Dorothy graduated from Mercy Hospital and then went on to work as a school nurse at Dunleith and Minquadale both in DE. She then worked at Del Tech as a math tutor. Dorothy was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church in New Castle, DE where she was very active teaching Sunday school and a deaconess, among many other things. She was also a member of the People's Settlement Senior Center in Wilmington, DE and of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Dorothy was Godmother of her cousin Rhonda Brown and also helped to raise her and her children, Tyreaf, Vernell, Shawn, and Shanta. She loved going on trips, going to casinos, playing the piano, and sewing.
Dorothy is survived by her cousins: Lucy Mae Milburn of Peach Bottom, PA, Rev. Frances Lee of Oxford, PA, David Brown of Coatesville, PA, Rhonda Brown of Wilmington, DE, Wanda Boyden-Slater of Las Vegas, NV, James Brown of Coal Township, PA, and Viola Wright of Elkton, MD; as well as a host of cousins and friends.
A graveside service will be held in Dorothy's honor at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Trinity AUMP Church Cemetery, 174 Trinity Church Road
North East (Zion), MD 21901, where Rev. Frances Lee will officiate.

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