Dorothy Elizabeth Weeks of West Grove

Dorothy Elizabeth Weeks, 96, of West Grove, died Saturday, July 2, at her residence. She was the wife of Alexander H. Weeks, Jr., who died in 1996 and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Ola P. and Hanna Thackeray Benn.

Mrs. Weeks was a cafeteria worker at the Avon Grove Elementary School for 20 years, retiring in 1982.

She was an active member of the West Grove United Methodist Church, where she was also a member of the United Methodist Women’s Society and the Christian Friendship Class.

She was a member of the Kennett and the Oxford Senior centers.

Mrs. Weeks enjoyed crafts, sewing, bowling, playing Bingo, going out to dinner and going to the beach on vacation.

She is survived by one son, Alexander H. Weeks, III of West Grove; three grandchildren, Barbara Ann Lindenlauf, Stacy Lynn Estle and Alexander H. Weeks, IV; five great grandchildren and one great- great grandson.

You may visit with her family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, July 29, at the West Grove United Methodist Church, 300 N. Guernsey Road, West Grove, Pa 19390. Her memorial service will follow at 11. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the West Grove United Methodist Church, 300 N. Guernsey Road, West Grove, PA 19390

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Arrangements by the Foulk  & Grieco Funeral Home in West Grove.

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