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Gertrude E. Dishmon

Obituary for Gertrude E. Dishmon

May 22, 2016
Yardley, Pennsylvania


Gertrude E. Dishmon, 94, of Yardley, PA died on May 22 at Crestview Nursing Home, Langhorne. Born in Three Bridges, NJ, Gertrude was a resident of Yardley for over 60 years. Gertrude is a retired General Motors employee working for over 30 years. She started her employment during WWII as an original "Rosie the Riveter" building airplanes at the Fisher Porter plant. She is a member of the Yardley United Methodist Church for over 60 years and she enjoyed baking and gardening. Her grandchildren gave her much joy. Gertrude is the daughter of the late Levi and Nellie Porter and sister of the late Levi Porter, Lillian Alexander, Edith Porter, Dolly Ekholm, Fred Porter, Preston Porter, Jen Whitehead and Lydia Winzereid. She is the wife of 57 years to the late William Dishmon. She is the loving mother of William and his wife Chris Dishmon and Sally and her husband Rick Edwards, both of Yardley and the devoted grandmother of Mariel and Richard Edwards. She is also survived by her remaining brother and sisters, Joyce Fust, Arthur Porter and Ivel Cree and numerous nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to Gertrude's Life Celebration on Thursday, May 26 from 10 to 11 AM and to her funeral service at
11 AM at the Swartz/Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave., Newtown, PA 18940. Interment will follow in Newtown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Gertrude's name may be made to the Bucks Co. S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 277, Lahaska, PA 18931.

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