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Published: January 9, 2012 8:13 AM

Dorothy Mae Shearer Morgan, 91, of New Concord, Ohio, formerly of New Kensington, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully December 29, 2011, with family at her side following a brief illness.

A 1938 graduate of New Kensington High School and a life-long member of the Parnassus Presbyterian Church, she was the only daughter of Joseph Frank and Fernanda Josephine Leipertz.

She was preceded in death by husbands, F. Wayne Bud Shearer and Francis W. Morgan, and her brother Robert J. Leipertz, Sr. She is survived and will be greatly missed by her brother Regis Leipertz of Franklin, North Carolina; children Carol Shearer of New Concord, Ohio and Tom and Missy Shearer of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Grandchildren are David and Amy Pastre of Charleston, South Carolina; Sarah and Ivan Mironchuk of Yonkers, New York; Virginia Piazza of Richmond, Virginia and Evan Shearer of Virginia Beach. Dorothy enjoyed her three great-grandchildren, Otto and Lillian Mae Pastre, and Ephraim Mironchuk.

There was a gathering of friends and relatives at the Mock-Miller Funeral Home in New Concord, Saturday, January 7, 2012, with burial in New Kensington, Pennsylvania in the spring of the year.

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