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Dorothy Jane Price

October 6, 1935 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 86) 86 Years Old


Dorothy Jane “Dot” Price, 86 of Altoona died peacefully Wednesday November 17, 2021, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.

            She was born October 6, 1935, in Williamsburg a daughter of the late William and Martha (Shade) Clawson. She married Thomas Richard Price on October 22, 1953, in Winchester, VA.

            Surviving are her husband of 68 years; three children, daughter Sharon L. Rodriguez; son Thomas R. Price, Jr. (Brandy) of Altoona; daughter Diana L. Price of Altoona; four grandchildren, Jessica M. Lindsey; Harley L. Price; Sadie C. Price all of Altoona; Taylor Price of Charlotte, NC; a great-granddaughter, Harlow; and a brother Ronald Clawson of Roaring Spring.

            Dot was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Barnes and three brothers, Richard, Robert, and James Clawson.

            Mrs. Price attended Williamsburg High School.

            She was previously employed by Dave’s Dream as a carhop on roller skates where she met Thomas. She was then employed by the former S.K.F. Industries, Altoona, following that, she became a full-time homemaker.

            Dot enjoyed cooking and shopping. She most especially enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was a member of the Marine Corps League Auxiliary.

            There will be no viewing.

            A future Celebration of Life for Dot is planned to be held at a later date.

            Interment will be made at Alto Reste Park Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, Pittsburgh Office, 2835 E. Carson Street, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.

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