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Dormilee Ellen Feustel, age 78, born and raised in Ridgway, died Nov. 15, 2010, at 9:55 a.m. at Conestoga View in Lancaster, under Hospice Care.
She resided with her daughter, Cheryl Keener for many years in East Petersburg, until October 2010 after a terminal illness. She married John B. Feustel, he predeceased her on July 31, 1973. She was a member of the Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Mountsville.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Keener and son Mark Feustel (Cindy) of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and by the following brothers and sisters: Louise Larson of Conn., Robert Matha of Apollo, Richard Matha, Nancy Rosetti, Dolores Kriegish and Peggy Mitchell, all of Ridgway; grandchildren Joshua Keener, Amanda Mitcheltree and Chris Mitcheltree of Lancaster, John Feustel of Rochester, N.Y., and Sarah York (Feustel) of Colorado. She is the great-grandmother to Judah Asher York and Fox Alan Mitcheltree.
She was predeceased by her husband; a daughter, Amy Louise Feustel; and by a sister, Betty Birch.
Dormilee had many musical accomplishments including singing for many weddings. One of her favorite recognitions was directing and starring as the Mother Abbess in the Sound of Music in November 1969 as part of the Footlighters Theater Group of Elk County.
Memorial services for Dormilee Feustel will be held on Friday evening, Dec. 3, 2010 at 6 p.m. in the Trinity United Methodist Church. Officiating will be Rev. David C. Roddy, pastor. Interment will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-0149. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home.