Marsha Dorman, 97, entered into rest on September 19, 2016 in Manteca. She was born in Stillwell, Oklahoma on October 13, 1918 and moved to Westwood, California at the age eight.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Y. Dorman and a granddaughter, Laurie Berg. Marsha leaves behind her children; Richard Prior of Lake Almanor, Sharon L. Cunial and husband Dino and Susan, Julian and husband Peter of Oregon. She was blessed by four grandchildren, Daniel, Julie, Sean and Erin. She has 11 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her granddaughter Laurie Berg. In addition she is survived by two siblings Frank “Vernie” Craig of Anderson and Janette Gonzales of Oroville.
Marsha resided in Manteca for the past five months. She was from a close knit family of 10 siblings. In her younger years she and her sisters operated the “Y” Café in Westwood for a short period. She and her husband started and co- managed the HY Dorman Construction Company in 1954 and worked together for 30 years. Marsha loved dancing, bowling, and was an avid fisherwoman, hunter, and outdoors woman. After retirement Marsha and husband Harry would enjoy traveling in their RV visiting places like Oregon and Arizona. Marsha will be remembered as a loving mother, sister, grandmother, and friend. She will be truly missed.
P.L. Fry is honored to serve the Dorman family. All services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Soroptimist of Manteca, P.O. Box 218, Manteca, CA 95336 or Hospice of San Joaquin, 3888 Pacific Ave., Stockton CA 95204. A guestbook is available at www.plfryandson.com.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Wednesday, September 28, 2016