Dorothy Lorraine, “Dot” to family and friends, was born April 30, 1926 in Orange NJ, a daughter of the late Clarence S. and Minerva (DeHart) Genung. Dot grew up and lived in Millburn, NJ and Springfield NJ. On July 19, 1952, she married Edgar Duane Pelton and together they shared 50 years of loving marriage until Duane’s passing on March 18, 2002. In earlier years, Dot was employed by New Jersey Bell Telephone and later as a cashier for the Stop & Shop Supermarket. Throughout life Dorothy’s main interest was the love she shared in her home and with family.
In addition to her husband, Dorothy was predeceased by a son Gary Pelton and a brother, Clarence O. Genung.
Calling hours were held Tuesday, September 4th, at the Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr. in Canton. A celebration of Dorothy’s life was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home, with Pastor Ron Bly officiating. Burial followed in the Windfall Cemetery.
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