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Mrs. Dora Wormley

Mrs. Dora Cecelia Topper Wormley, 85, of West Main Street, Emmitsburg, died Wednesday, Oct 11, at St. Catherine’s Nursing Center, Emmitsburg. She was the wife of Robert Charles Wormley Sr., who died November 29, 1990.  Born June 16, 1915, in Emmitsburg, she was a daughter of the late Charles B. and Bergetta A. Little Topper 

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg. She was a member of Emmitsburg Senior Citizens and had retired from the kitchen at St. Joseph's College, Emmitsburg.

Surviving are six children, Robert C. Wormley, Jr. of Frederick, Mary Agnes Getz of Thurmont, Anna Virginia Hyde of Michigan, Joan Adelaide Houck of New Oxford, Pa., and James Leop Wormley and Joseph Clement Wormley, both of Emmitsburg; 17 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Margaret Benchoff of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.

She was preceded in death by 13 brothers and sisters, Iva Orndorff, Quinzie, Charles, George, James, Mary, Joseph, Russell, and Albert Topper; Caroline Hock, Laura Fritz, Effie Hemler, and Nellie Wetzel.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, October 14, at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg with her pastor, the Rev. James O. Kiernan as celebrant. Interment was in New St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Emmitsburg.

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