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Dorothy E "Betty" Russell Baxter
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1919
Gap
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 2009
Christiana
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA

Dorothy E. "Betty" Baxter, age 89, of Christiana, PA passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2009 at the Tel Hai Retirement Community. She was the wife of the late John C. Baxter who passed away on October 31, 2007. She was born in Gap, daughter of the late Walter E. & Nora Emma Templeton Russell and also preceded by her late stepmother: Elizabeth M. Scott Russell. She was a member of the Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church of Quarryville. She was a homemaker and also had worked as a waitress at several area restaurants. She was a member of the Christiana Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Betty enjoyed working in the yard and baking. She also enjoyed volunteering at the Christiana Fire Company.

Surviving are 4 children: Gerald R. husband of Mary Thompson Baxter of Paradise, Mary Alice wife of Ron Sharitz of Coatesville, Sandra L. McFadden of Gap, Richard W. Baxter at home; 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Esther Snyder of Christiana, Evelyn Riley of Parkesburg. She was preceded in death by a son, John C. Baxter, and a sister, Anna Mae Gurtizen.

Funeral service will take place from the Shivery Funeral Home, 111 Elizabeth Street, Christiana, PA on Friday, February 20th, at 11 a.m. Pastor Douglas Hileman will be officiating. Interment will be in the Middle Octorara Presbyterian Cemetery. There will be a viewing on Thursday evening, February 19th, from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Christiana Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, c/o Alice Beck, 50 West Slokum Ave-nue, Christiana, PA 17509. Arrangements by the Shivery Funeral Home, Christiana & Paradise. (Lancaster Newspapers, 2/17/2009) 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Charles Baxter (1917 - 2007)*
 
 Children:
  John Harold Baxter (1938 - 1961)*
  Richard W Baxter (1944 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Middle Octorara Cemetery
Quarryville
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Bruce Speck
Record added: Feb 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33936012
Dorothy E Betty <i>Russell</i> Baxter
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Dorothy E Betty <i>Russell</i> Baxter
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Dorothy E Betty <i>Russell</i> Baxter
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