Dorothea J. Post

Dorotha Jean “Dottie” Post, 77, of Shippensburg, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, in the Shippensburg Health Care Center.

Born Monday, Dec. 20, 1943, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Dottie was a daughter of the late Alfred and Doloris Smith Moore.

Dottie was a member of the Life Community Church, Shippensburg.

She drove a school bus for Lee McBeth and Sons, Harrison Co., and retired from Centra Transit in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Dottie was known as “Granny” by many of the school bus children.

She raised Yorkshire Terriers and was a stay-at-home mother while raising her children. Dottie loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the school bus kids.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Earl Post, who passed away Nov. 9, 2002. Four sisters are also deceased.

Dottie is survived by two sons, Robert Earl Post and his wife, Glenna, of Salem, West Virginia, and William Edwin Post and his wife, Ginger, of Irving, Texas; one daughter, Martha Jean Alexander and her husband, Jeffrey, of Shippensburg; two siblings, Donald Moore and Sue Rhodes, both of West Virginia; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in the Life Community Church, 2249 Roxbury Road, Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.

Dottie will be laid to rest in the Post Family Farm Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance, 344 Leedy Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. 17202.

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