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Dorothy E. Widman

September 20, 2020


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Dorothy E. Widman

September 20, 2020


Dorothy E. Widman, 94, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020, at Allied Services Meade Street Skilled Nursing.


Dorothy was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Richard F. and Grace B. Evans Albrecht. She was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School, class of 1943. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a salesperson at Woolworth’s Department Store in Wilkes-Barre.


She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Wilkes-Barre, where she was also an active member of the cookie baking group.


Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Widman, in 2013; infant daughter, Diane Widman; daughter Debbie Widman; brother Richard Albrecht and sister Ruth A. Albrecht.


Surviving are her son, Ronald Widman and his wife Debbie, Lakewood Ranch, FL; grandchildren, Douglas and Kristen Widman; sisters, Lois Albrecht, Wilkes-Barre, and Carol Dobbs, Hanover Township; and nieces and nephews.


A Graveside funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 pm in Hanover Green Cemetery, 689 Main Road, Hanover Township.  The Rev. Mary E. Laufer will officiate.


There will be no public calling hours.


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.