Dora M. Harper Mays

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Full Name
Dora M. Mays

Date of Birth
Sunday, June 1st, 1930

Date of Death
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019


Dora M. Mays age 88 of Girard, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Fairview Manor.

She was born in Butler, PA on June 1, 1930 a daughter of the late Russell and Lillian Wilson Harper.

Dora was a graduate of Girard Union High School. She was the second female Bus Driver for Girard School District for over 39 years.  She enjoyed Cards, Bingo and going to the Casino. She was a volunteer at Pleasant Ridge Manor for many years. Her family meant the world to her and spending time at parties, dinners, family gatherings and at their Camp R U INN. She will be remembered for her wit and sense of humor.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur Dale Mays; two sisters: Nelda Stokes and Mary Lou Carlson; and a brother, Robert Meade Harper.

She is survived by her daughter LuAnne (Ken) MacIsaac of Girard; three sons: Dana  K. Mays; David H. (Hannah) Mays both of Erie; Dale R. (Linda) Mays of Girard; Eight grandchildren: Korey MacIsaac; Kristopher MacIsaac; Garrett Mays; Natalie Mays; Jennifer Minski; Ryan Mays; Bradley Mays; and Scott Mays; 16 great grandchildren; her two very best friends, Carol Hall and Mary Wolf and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main St. GIRARD on Thursday from 4pm until the time of service at 7pm.  Burial at a later date in Girard Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to Great Lakes Hospice, 1700 Peach St, Suite 244l, Erie, PA 16501 and A.F. Dobler Hose & Ladder, 37 Walnut St. Girard, PA 16417.

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Calling Hours

Thursday, March 21st, 2019 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Burton Funeral Home Girard – West County - 525 Main St. East Girard, PA 16417

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019, 7:00 PM

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