|Dottie Kay Moran (Helms)|
Dottie was a 1964 graduate of Coudersport High School in Coudersport, Pa. After raising four children, Dottie returned to school and graduated with high honors from both Alfred State College and Alfred University.
In the late 1980s, Dottie was the owner/manager of The Carousel consignment store on E. Pearl Street in Wellsville, where she made many friends, all of whom she loved. She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Wellsville. Her grandchildren were the light of her life.
She is survived by her four children, Kelison (Polly) and James (Dena) Helms, both of Wellsville, Sue (Charles) Chambers of Oneida, N.Y., and Mary Lou (Chris) Pellenz of Kirkville, N.Y.; two sisters, Mary Lou Way of Warren, Pa., and Scena Moran of Kirkville, N.Y.; one brother R. Paul Moran of Victor, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one brother, C. James Moran.
Friends may call at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 470 N. Main St., Wellsville, N,Y, on Monday (Dec. 3, 2012) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The funeral will follow visitation (same location) at 12:30 p.m. with Father Cole Gruberth of St. John’s Episcopal Church presiding. Burial will be in the Eulalia Cemetery in Coudersport, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Allegany County SPCA, The Wellsville Public Library or to the organization of the donor’s choosing.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home.