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Phyllis H. Dorn

Obituary for Phyllis H. Dorn

June 4, 1929 - November 13, 2017
Norristown, Pennsylvania | Age 88


Phyllis H. Dorn, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2017 at the age of 88. She was born in Philadelphia on June 4, 1929 to the late Arline (nee Wisner) and Frederick Herzel. Phyllis was predeceased by her loving husband, James Vernon Dorn. She is survived by her beloved children Alan Dorn (Annie) and Mary Beth Dorn. Phyllis is also survived by her wonderful caretaker, Princess.

Phyllis graduated from Norristown High School in 1947 and was the secretary of the reunion committee. She was a past president of several parent-faculty clubs in the Norristown Area School District. Phyllis worked as a secretary at the Reformed Church of the Ascension for many years. In addition, she was the financial secretary of Christ Church for 19 years. Phyllis was a life member of the Christ Church United Church of Christ. She also spent much of her time with the Norristown Garden Club, as well as the Freedom Valley Girl Scouts Council. Phyllis will be greatly missed by all of her beloved friends and family.

Relatives and friends are invited to Phyllis' Life Celebration on Saturday November 18, from 9 – 10 AM at Christ Church United Church of Christ, located at 1003 W Marshall St in Norristown, with her Funeral Service following immediately after at 10 AM. Interment will take place at Indian Creek Church Cemetery in Telford, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation; Parkinson's Foundation 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131 or

Family Services entrusted to Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, (610) 277 – 7000.

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