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Dorothy J. Gower

June 3, 1949 ~ December 22, 2018 (age 69)

Dorothy J. Gower, 69, of Plunketts Creek Township, died Dec. 22, 2018, at her residence.

She was born June 3, 1949, in Williamsport, a daughter of Edson and Margaret (Lewis) Snell.

Dorothy retired from UPMC Susquehanna and had been a hairdresser and cosmetologist.  She loved her cats, keeping up with friends on Facebook, and enjoyed the outdoors.

She was preceded in death by her mother, and brother, Richard Snell.

Surviving are her father and stepmother, Martha; husband of 48 years, Larry R. Gower; half-brother, Leonard Snell; brothers-in law, Paul Gower, Dale (Chris) Gower, and Gary Gower, and a sister-in-law, Chris (Brian) Wylie.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad Street, Montoursville, with Pastor Linda Renninger officiating.  Burial will follow in Barbours Cemetery.

A viewing for family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.

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