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Dorothy (Miller) Parker

January 2, 1920 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 102)


PARKER, Dorothy Miller

Age 102, of Brookville, OH passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Brookhaven Retirement Center. Born January 2, 1920 in Bradford, OH, daughter of Byron C. & Cora (Hazlett) Miller. Dorothy graduated from West Milton High School in 1936 and graduated from Miami Valley School of Nursing in 1940, retiring from Good Samaritan Hospital after 27 years. She was a member of Community UM Church in Brookville, OH and the Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Assoc. On December 22, 1945 Dorothy married Roy O. Parker who preceded her in death in 2012. Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law Jill Bowers(Douglas) of Brookville, OH, Joyce Waters(Dr. Steven) of Richmond, IN, Carol Hastings(Bruce) of Dayton, OH; grandchildren, Sarah Keefe(Kevin), Mark Bowers(Abby), Rachel Leis(Nathan), Jarrett Waters(Kenzi), Jeffrey Waters(Olivia), Jonathan Skidmore, Chris Hastings(Rebekah), Leigh Hall(Tyler); 15 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her husband Roy of 66 years, Dorothy was preceded in death by her stepmother Meda Garber Miller; sisters, Evelyn Strausbaugh and Faith Smyers. Grateful thanks to Brookhaven Retirement Center, Assisted Living Staff and Hospice of Dayton, especially Tonya and Lisa. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Community UM Church, 114 Hay Avenue Brookville, OH 45309 from 1p.m. to 3p.m. with a Celebration Of Life Service to follow at 3p.m. with Pastor Christina Miller officiating. Burial at Sugar Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton or Brookville Community UM Church.


September 27, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Community UM Church (Hay Avenue Brookville)

Celebration of Life
September 27, 2022

3:00 PM
Community UM Church (Hay Avenue Brookville)
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life begins


Hospice of Dayton
324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton OH 45420

Checks made payable to:
Hospice of Dayton Foundation

Community UM Church Building Fund
114 Hay Avenue, Brookville OH 45309

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