Dorothy V. (Cravener) Atherton

January 30, 1925 ~ July 14, 2020 (age 95)


     Dorothy V. (Cravener) Atherton, 95, of Kittanning, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Kittanning Care Center.  Dot was born on January 20, 1925 in Kittanning, PA to the late Andy & Eva Cravener.  She was a homemaker and mother who enjoyed taking walks and shopping.

     Dot leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Mildred & Arvard Buckley,  Earl "Buzz" & Ginny Atherton, Dorothy & Richard Lightner,  Darlene & Richard Osche,  Faye & Don Klaes, and Ruthie & Tim Schrecengost; 14 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren; and her sister, Mona Murtland.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Atherton;  son, Henry Atherton; granddaughter, Tracy (Lightner) Travis; and 10 brothers and 2 sisters.

     The family of Dorothy Atherton held a private family viewing and service on Thursday, July 16, 2020 in the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, 253 North Grant Ave., Kittanning, PA 16201 with the Rev. Nathan Bramlet officiating.  Burial followed in the Kittanning Cemetery, Rayburn Twp.


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