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Dorothy R. (Seltzer) Crosby

September 9, 1928


Dorothy R. “Dottie” (Seltzer) Crosby, 90, formerly of Exeter Twp., passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Phoebe Berks where she has been a guest for the past two years.

She was the widow of Charles H. Crosby.

Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Raymond C. and Nellie (Bartsch) Seltzer.

She was a graduate of Reading High School where she was Drum Major for the band.  She retired from Carpenter Technology after working as a secretary and in the Human Resources Dept.   She was a member of the Reading Aero Club, having her pilot’s license, she enjoyed flying. 

Surviving is a son, David R., husband of Deborah Smith of Sinking Spring; three grandchildren, Michael Smith, husband of Mistral Dodson of Peabody, MA; Jamie, wife of Jacob Wilkins of Trophy Club, TX and Heather, wife of Ryan Bishop of Manassas, VA.  Also surviving are seven great grandchildren: J. Henry, Koa, Wesley, Anna, Catalina, Lucy and Hazel, and a half-brother, Donald Seltzer.  She was pre-deceased by two sisters, Lois Noll and Evelyn Seltzer.

Funeral service and burial will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Sinking Spring Public Library, Children’s Section, 3940 Penn Avenue, Sinking Spring, PA 19608. 



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