Dorothy C. Mescall
Dorothy C. Mescall, 89, formerly of Lansdowne, Drexel Hill, and Oxford, PA, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at LifeQuest Nursing Center, Milford Township.
Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late George and Margaret (Smith) Hunt.
For many years she worked as a dental assistant and office manager in a two-dentist practice in Lansdowne. After retiring, she worked as a school crossing guard in Drexel Hill and later in Oxford, volunteered at senior centers in Drexel Hill and Oxford, and was a lifelong, devoted Catholic. She enjoyed making and beautifully decorating cakes, and she always had craft projects underway, making keepsake Christmas decorations and ornaments for friends and family.
Surviving are children, Dorothy C. Terhune and husband, Philip, of Red Hill, Mary Parke and husband, George, of West Chester, Margaret Harvey and husband, James, of Oxford, and Francis J. Mescall of Morgantown; a brother, William Reineck and wife, Clara, of Boothwyn; five grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends.
She was predeceased by three sisters and a brother.
Memorial services will be private. Cremation services are entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, East Greenville. Offer words of comfort to the family at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to LifeQuest Nursing Center, 2450 John Fries Highway, Quakertown, PA 18951 or Caring Hospice Services, 400 Commerce Drive, Suite C, Fort Washington, PA 19034.