Dorothy E. Holbert
Dorothy E. Holbert
  • March 1, 1921 - February 10, 2017
  • Binghamton, New York

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DOROTHY EYLIEN HOLBERT of Binghamton, NY passed peacefully into heaven on Friday, February 10, 2017 at UHS Wilson Memorial Hospital following a brief illness and after a long-lived life. She was born March 1, 1921 in Lehighton PA. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Harold (Bud) Holbert on October 4, 1981, her sister Grace Metzar on March 27, 1997 and an infant grandson Michael Lawrence Holbert on March 14, 1985. She is survived by her six children, son Douglas and Paula Holbert, and five daughters, Barbara and Don Cron, Nancy Holbert, Shirlee (Daniels) Springer, Carol and Gordon Hebbard and Joyce Finelli-Hansen. She was a proud grandmother of 17, great grandmother of 35 and great, great grandmother of 10. She also leaves several nieces and nephews and their families and many friends. Grandma's biggest investment and joy was in her children and all her grandchildren. Her grandchildren enjoyed their overnight visits with grandma. Dorothy was gracious and always opened her heart and table to friends of her extended family. Dorothy was active in her church, and was a member of the Port Crane Seniors. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading and working puzzle books. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 16th at 11:00AM at the Community Baptist Church, 743 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson with her pastor Rev. Steve Chastain officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 15th from 3:00PM to 7:00PM at the Chase Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson. Burial will be at the Vestal Hills Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution to the Memorial Fund of Community Baptist Church, 743 Chenango Street, Binghamton, NY 13901