Dorothy L. “Dot” Springer

Dorothy L. “Dot” Springer, 99, of Pine Grove, WV, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the New Martinsville Center.

She was born February 28, 1920 in Hastings, WV, the daughter of the late Albert Mason “Mace” and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Nolan Berdine.

She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Pine Grove, Rebekah Lodge 206 of Reader, WV, Pine Grove Senior Citizens, Bridge Club and Pine Grove Garden Club. In 2011, she was awarded the most outstanding senior citizen and in 1978 she was awarded the Town of Pine Grove Park Achievement Award. Dot graduated in 1944 from Reynolds Memorial School of Nursing and retired in 1977 from Wetzel County Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ambert O. “Dick” Springer; a son, Richard Springer, and a sister, Virginia Coen.

Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Debbie Springer of Pine Grove; three grandchildren, Richard (Amy) Springer of Glenville, WV, Elizabeth (Jack) Harris of Belmont, WV, and Andrew Springer of Pine Grove; seven great-grandchildren, Kyle, Annie, AJ, Brody, Austin, Carter and Ashlynn.

Friends will be received on Thursday from noon until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home, Pine Grove, WV. Interment at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Hastings, WV. Online condolences may be expressed at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Pine Grove Park Committee, P.O. Box 115, Pine Grove, WV 26419.