January 27, 2014
She was born in Bovina, a daughter of the late Harry and Emily Catherine Elwood Wilbur. A longtime resident of Andes, Dorothy was raised and worked the family farm. Dorothy worked at Delhi Tech for 25 years as a cook. She belonged to the Delaware County Democratic Club, the Andes Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed horse shows and dancing with her husband’s square dance band: “Country Cousins.”
Her husband, Keith Shaver died in 1971. Dorothy then moved to New Port Richie, Florida in 1985 where she enjoyed poker, BINGO and being an avid basketball fan (especially of Larry Bird). She lived independently until moving to her daughter’s home in Catskill in April 2010.
Loving wife of the late Keith Shaver, mother of Susan Reed of Catskill and her husband, the late Robert Reed, Russell Shaver and his wife Linnea of Tuxedo; grandmother of Russell Shaver and Rebecca, Denise Walden and Manny, Christa Bush and David, Amy Hart and James; great grandmother of Lydia, Abby, Magnus, Mitchell, Brittni and Danielle; great great grandmother of Kylie Jo, sister of Marjorie Youngman of Middletown and her longtime companion, Al Marshall who died in 1992. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Calling hours will be on Saturday from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A Funeral Service will then be conducted at 4:00. Interment will be in Shavertown Cemetery, Andes in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbia Greene Humane Society/SPCA, 125 Humane Society Rd., Hudson, NY 12534. Messages of condolence may be sent to the Shaver family at www.MillspaughCamerato.com.
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