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Dorothy Valley

Dorothy G. Valley, 100, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2020 at Cumberland Crossings, Carlisle, PA. She was born on May 30, 1919 in Lower Burrell, PA to the late Carl and Emma (Baughman) Heintz and was the widow of Rene A. Valley who passed away in 1986.

Dorothy was a graduate of Charleston Catholic High School, Charleston, WV. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Carlisle AmVets Post 274, Carlisle American Legion Post 101, Carlisle VFW Post 477, Boiling Springs VFW Post 8851, Mt. Holly Springs VFW Post 7343, and Carlisle Elks Lodge 578  She enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing cards and drinking Coors Light.

She is survived by her daughter, Susanne Beckholt (Chet) of Mt. Holly Springs, PA; daughter-in-law, Barb Valley; grandchildren, Lacie Ann, Chris and Chuck (Debbie) and great-grandchildren, Chad and Natasha. Also surviving are siblings, Madeline Rowan, Charlotte Webb and Marie Knight, all of St. Albans, WV and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Rene C. Valley and her sister, Kathleen Petry.

Due to the health crisis, a mass of Christian burial will be held at a later date. Burial will be held in St. Patrick Cemetery, Carlisle, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church, 152 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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I was just a little boy and she was so kind to myself and my family. Have always thought about her through the years. Rest in Happiness.Rob Brown & Family

Rob Brown Jun 4 2020 12:00 AM

Dear mom, I love you more than anything in the world. I miss you so much but I know someday I’ll see you, dad and Charles again. Love, Susie

Susie Apr 9 2020 12:00 AM

Oh Dot how I wish I could/would of spent more time with you. The stories you told were amazingly funny. I’m relieved you are not suffering any longer and I’m sure you are giving the Big Guy trouble for that. Keep the Coors cold for one day there will be others joining your party. Sincerely Deb,

Deb Mar 30 2020 12:00 AM

One of the greatest women God brought into my life! AMAZING grandmother and most of all my FRIEND! We had so much fun together! I will carry you in my heart until I  see you again! I love you "Dot"

clbeckh@yahoo.com Mar 29 2020 12:00 AM

I miss you mom 😢

Sue Mar 28 2020 12:00 AM

Nana banana you are so so special to me.I miss you but you will never ever leave my heart.It was an honor and privilege to be with you.Remember your truck driver burp and how we laughed.Love your PIA friend Sue B

Sue Mar 28 2020 12:00 AM

Have known Dot for 61 years. She was a second mother to me and the mother of my best friend in the whole world. I bet there is a wonderful party going on behind those Pearly Gates!! Keep an eye out for us here Mom#2. Love you!

Denise & Robert Gallagher Mar 28 2020 12:00 AM