Doris Dusharm, age 101, of Harrisville, NY, passed away at her home Saturday, January 13, 2018. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary Funeral Home in Harrisville. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Douglas Ploof and Rev. John Putney concelebrating. Burial will be in Harrisville Cemetery in the spring. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.
Mrs. Dusharm is survived by her son, Paul and his wife, Macel, Harrisville; two daughter-in-laws, Shirley Dusharm, of Harrisville, and Sandra Brown, and her husband, Allen, also of Harrisville; nine grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dusharm was predeceased by two sons, Barry and Bruce; two daughters, Jean and Joan; and one sister, Violet Brothers.
Doris was born on August 31, 1916 in the Town of Diana, the daughter of James and Hazel Mercel Moroughan. She worked at St. Regis Paper Mill in Harrisville for four years. She also cleaned homes and watched children until her retirement. She married Vern Dusharm on January 11, 1936 in Watertown, NY. Vern passed away October 24, 1971.
She was a member of the East Pitcairn Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed playing cards at Harrisville Courts every Saturday. She also delivered Meals on Wheels. She was a former Lewis County senior citizen of the year.
Donations may be made in Mrs. Dusharm’s memory to the East Pitcairn Wesleyan Church.