Dorothy Rager

RAGER, Dorothy (Taylor), 85, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on January 23, 2014, at Brightwood Nursing Center, Follansbee, WV.

Dorothy was born September 7, 1928, in Wellsburg, WV. She was the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Sink) Taylor.

Dorothy was a member of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church. Many will remember Dorothy for her and her mother’s famous cooking at the American Legion and numerous activities she participated in at the church.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, James Rager; a sister, Arlene Shaffer; and a brother, James Taylor Jr.

Dorothy is survived by her three sons, Joseph (Barbara) Rager of San Antonio, TX, David Rager of Weirton, WV, and Michael Rager of Maryland; four grandchildren, Brian, Brad, Scott, and Andrew; a sister, Gloria Gill of Somerset, OH; a brother, David Taylor of West Liberty, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, January 26, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and again on Monday, January 27, 2014, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV (304) 737-3551 with Reverend Carl Tribett officiating.

Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV.

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