Dorothy Smith Walker, 104, of Hickory died Thursday, September 8, 2022, in her daughter’s home in Hickory.
She was born March 20, 1918, in Muse, the eldest of nine children born to Vance McClelland and Jane Morgan Smith.
Mrs. Walker was a 1936 graduate of Hickory High School.
Dorothy loved her family, baking and researching family history. Up until five years ago, she was actively involved in the Mt. Pleasant Twp. Historical Association Library.
On May 30, 1942, she married Wilbert H. Walker, who passed away on April 8, 2009.
Surviving are: three daughters, Joyce Ewing (Donald) of Bethel Park, Linda W. Smith of Mt. Lebanon and Janet Okarma (Jack) of Hickory; a son, Dennis Walker (Diana) of Hickory; five granddaughters; a step grandson; seven great grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; a brother, Richard Smith of Hickory; a sister, Roberta Farrar (Larry) of Columbia, TN; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, Arthur, Vance, and Paul Smith, and two sisters, Olive Ferrell and Elsie Smith.
Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 PM Tuesday in McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Interment will follow at Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Hickory.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Mt. Pleasant Twp. Historical Association Library, c/o R.L. White, 21 Dire Dr., Hickory, PA 15340 or AHN Healthcare at Home, Hospice Care, 500 Commonwealth Dr., 1st Floor, Warrendale, PA 15086.