May 14th, 2020
Dorothy Persing, 85 of Garnet Valley, PA died on May 12, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was a resident of Garnet Valley, for 54 years. Mrs. Persing enjoyed bowling with Tuesday seniors, volunteering with the wonderful people at Chester Bethel Thrift Shop in Delaware and loved going to yard sales. She loved the outdoors – gardening, mowing the lawn and hanging clothes out on the line.
Mrs. Persing was the wife of the late Donald Persing who died in 1994, also predeceased by her daughters, Joann Persing, who died in 2000, Diane Gurecki, who died in 2015 (son-in-law Greg Gurecki, who died in 2017.) Survivors – her children Paul Persing, Karen (Steve) Borden. Brother late Joseph Stracinski (Fran) and Sister late Jenny (Bruno/Nicholas). 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the awesome, caring people at Penn Medicine Hospice at Chester County Hospital.
Her funeral mass will be held privately at St. John Fisher Church. Burial will follow in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery.