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Dorothy M. (Billow) Sanders

March 29, 1928 December 31, 2019
Dorothy  M. (Billow) Sanders
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Obituary for Dorothy M. (Billow) Sanders

Dorothy M. (Billow) Sanders, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the age of 91.

Born March 29, 1928 in Johnstown, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Hornick) Billow. She was the beloved wife of the late Leo Q. Sanders for 67 years.

Devoted mother of Sandra (David) Prell, David (Nancy) Sanders, and Kevin (Rupa Mokkapatti) Sanders. Dorothy was the dear sister of Mary Barrett, Rheta Norman, Chuck Billow, Andrew (the late Jay) Billow and the late Betty Cameron. She was the grandmother of Rachael Mays, Matthew Sanders, Stephanie Sanders, and great-grandmother of Avery and Ashlyn Mays. She enjoyed the love and support of many nieces and nephews, especially Kathleen Campbell.

Dorothy served as Court Reporter for the Cambria County Court of Common Pleas for many years, having begun her professional career as a legal secretary immediately following high school. In her younger years, she learned to fly a small plane and successfully solo'd as a pilot. She is a graduate of Johnstown High School, and an amateur artist, creating sketches, portraits and other artwork for her personal and family enjoyment. An avid doll collector, she looked for beauty and continuity in all parts of her life. She believed in the potential of all people. Her humor and positivity were enjoyed by family and friends up to her last day.

Services are private for family only.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Labre Indian School at or Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 550 Main St, South Fork, PA 15956, or give to a charity of your choice in her memory.

Arrangements have been entrusted to King Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

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