Dorothy Jeanne Mearkle
Dorothy Jeanne Mearkle age 89 of Ardentown, DE since 2008. Born 1927 to Thomas L. and Dorothy G. (nee Wimer) Hapgood. Graduate of MacDuffie School and Penn State University with a degree in Journalism. Member Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. Resident of Springfield (Del Co.), PA for 60 years. Former Editor of the Springfield Press.
Volunteer Activities; Girl Scout Leader, Deaf Hearing Communication Center, Colonial Plantation Ridley Creek State Park, Springfield Library, Claymont DE Library. Interests; gardening, bird watching, music, avid reader, ardent Phillies fan.
Predeceased by husband John A. Mearkle, former Springfield Township Engineer. Survived by, daughter Susan A. Mearkle of Ardentown DE, brother Thomas L. Hapgood of Fayetteville AR, 2 nieces, 1 nephew and dear friend Ann Balogh.
Funeral Service: Thursday, February 16th at 11:00AM Visitation 10:00AM at Kovacs Funeral Home, Inc., 530 W. Woodland Ave., Springfield, PA 19064.
Interment: Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA.
Memorial donations may be made to the Springfield Library, 70 Powell Rd., Springfield, PA 19064 or www.springfieldtwplib.org.