Dora May (Schillings) Blair

November 14, 1958 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 62)


Dora May Schillings Blair of Bellefonte went to be with her Lord on September 27, 2021.  She was born on November 14, 1958 to Charlotte L. Miller and the late John A. Schillings.  

She attended Bellefonte School and graduated in 1976 from Bald Eagle Area High School and Centre Co. Vo-tech.

In 1978 she married Don Blair of Howard whom survives her along with their daughter Stephanie Blair and husband Jeremy Stahl of Lock Haven, their son Christopher Blair and wife Jessica of Winchester, VA. and two grandchildren, Peyton and Lincoln also of Winchester, VA.  Dora felt they were her greatest achievements in her life.  She also leaves behind her furry companions Bella, Troy, and Smiley.

Throughout her lifetime she had been a cook, sold real estate, worked for Musselman Jewelers and spent the last 18 years as Food Service location hostess for CRH Catering at Supelco in Pleasant Gap.  She enjoyed cooking and pleasing the taste buds of others.  

Dora was very proud to had served as her daughter's Girl Scout leader, a youth leader and Sunday school teacher at Summit Hill Wesleyan Church where she was still a member. When not at work, She could be found gardening at home and spending time with her family.

Dora never confessed to be perfect and she always tried to live her life pleasing to God.  Her love for the Lord was shown in her compassion for others.  Her favorite Bible verses Phillippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me " and Isaiah 12:2 "God is my salvation I will trust and not be afraid " .

Dora is also survived by two brothers John Schillings Jr. of Laurel, Md.,Merrill Brungart and wife Blanche of Darlington, Md. and two sisters Patti Dyke and husband Mike of Julian and Paula Parker and husband David from Georgia.

Dora was preceded in death by both maternal and paternal grandparents, her best friend Laurie O'Connell and many, many loving pets.

She will be missed by her family and friends but her battle with cancer is over and she is walking with her Lord in Heaven.  When you think of her, think of her with a smile because that is what she always had - A Smile.

A celebration of life service and meal will be held on Friday,Oct. 1, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the Main Street United Methodist Church, Howard, with Rev. Tim Moore and Pastor Craig Rose officiating. Because friends and food always go well together.  Remember to smile in her memory and give praise that she is in a better place waiting to see each of you again.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Clinton Country SPCA or One  Dog at a Time (ODAAT)  225 Meadow Woods Drive Lewistown, PA. 17044 who blessed her with her canine companions.

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Celebration of Life
October 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Main Street United Methodist Church

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