Dorothy M. Chaffee, 83, of Susquehanna Twp., passed away, Thursday, January 10, 2013, at Harrisburg Hospital.
Born March 1, 1929, in Jamaica, NY, she was daughter of the late Harold E. Peterson and Florence M. (Peaslee) Conti.
She was retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania where she had worked for the Civil Service Commission, Department of Labor and Industry as a personnel analyst. Dorothy enjoyed watching birds, playing bridge, traveling, and cats and dogs.
Surviving are 2 sons, Clifford Unfried and his wife, Carol, and Jeffrey Unfried and his wife, Gayla; a grandson, Stephen J. Unfried and his wife, Leslie; a great-grandson, Trevor Unfried; 6 stepchildren, Judith Hinchey, Marie Stockwell, Earl, David, Donald, and Philip Chaffee; 12 step-grandchildren; and 8 step-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Colonial Park United Church of Christ, 5000 Devonshire Road, Harrisburg. Visitation will be from 10-11:00 a.m. at the church. Interment at Shoop's Cemetery will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Harrisburg, 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.
Arrangements by Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc.