Dorothy Florence Sut­ton

The Ambler Gazette - - DATEBOOK -

aorothy Florence (nee Warr) Sut­ton, 95, passed away af­ter a brief ill­ness on Aug. 26, 2012, in Abing­ton. Born Feb. 2, 1917, in Sunbury, Pa., she was the beloved wife of Wil­fred P. Sut­ton, de­ceased, and a res­i­dent of Gwynedd Es­tates, Ambler, Pa.

The daugh­ter of the late John R. Warr and aorothy C. Warr of Abing­ton, aorothy grad­u­ated from Abing­ton High School and re­ceived her Bach­e­lor of Arts from the Penn­syl­va­nia State Col­lege in 1938. She was em­ployed by Abing­ton Hospi­tal, so­cial ser­vices, Sut­ton Land­scap­ing Com­pany, sub­sti­tute teacher for rp­per aublin School aistrict and was a long­time em­ployee of Ambler Med­i­cal As­so­ci­ates. She also served on the board of Sut­ton Trad­ing Com­pany.

aorothy was very ac­tive in community af­fairs, through her church, St. Alphon­sus of Maple Glen, and many or­ga­ni­za­tions in­clud­ing the Colony Club of Ambler (past pres­i­dent), aAR, nuesters, The His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety of Fort Wash­ing­ton and AArW. She con­tin­ued to stay ac­tive while re­sid­ing at Gwynedd Es­tates for the last 16 years.

In ad­di­tion to her beloved hus­band, aorothy was pre­de­ceased by her daugh­ter Martha Ann Palme, and her grand­son Richard G. Hartzell Jr., as well as two sis­ters and their spouses, ar. auane G. and C. Eleanor Warr Clarke and Ray and Anne Eg­bert.

aorothy is sur­vived by a daugh­ter, Mar­garet G. Hartzell, and her hus­band, Richard, and by a son, John W., and his wife, hay; son-in law Robert Palme; grand­chil­dren An­drew Hartzell, Christina Go­gel, Brian Palme, Anne Jones, Steven Palme, J.W. Sut­ton, Matthew Sut­ton and Nathan Sut­ton; and 13 great­grand­chil­dren.

There will be a Mass of Chris­tian Burial Fri­day, Aug. 31, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Alphon­sus Ro­man Catholic Church, 33 Con­well arive, Maple Glen, PA 19002. siew­ing at the church starts at 9:30.

In­ter­ment im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the ser­vice at Whitemarsh Memo­rial Park.

In lieu of flow­ers, please make do­na­tions to the Sa­mar­i­tan Fund, At­ten­tion aonna, Gwynedd Es­tates, 301 Nor­ris­town Road, Ambler, PA 19002.

Ar­range­ments by Sha­ef­fMy­ers Funeral Home

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