Doris Louis Henderson Dersin was born Oct. 19, 1922 and passed into the hands of the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.
She was the daughter of the late J. Elmer Henderson and Wilhelmina Ohs Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Eleanor Henderson Gleet and Lorna Jean Henderson Haines and her daughter, Sharon Louis Dersin. She was the loving wife of the late Rev. Muryl Edward Dersin.
Mrs. Dersin was survived by her children, Denise Ellen Joseph, Danielle Jean Dersin, Muryl Edward Dersin II and her grandchildren, Eric Allen Joseph, Lance Michael Joseph and Jessica Louis Dersin.
She was a graduate of Woodbury Township High School. She was active in the Christian education of children at various pastoral posts resided in by her husband.
She was a lover of animals and retired in 1985 from the Carlisle Large Animal Veterinary Clinic. She was an accomplished seamstress and a very creative person and thoroughly enjoyed arts and crafts.
Family and friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday at the Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc., located at 200 David St., Houtzdale, and from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Church of God, Brisbin.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Charles Riley officiating. Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. cemetery, Brisbin.