Dorothy E. Braid, of Lansing, went to be with her Lord on March 21, 2015, at the age of 93.
Born October 1, 1921, in Scranton, PA, Dorothy was a daughter of the late Alden and Verna Shaffer Cobb.
A graduate of Practical Bible College, Dorothy supported her husband in ministry for over 60 years during his pastorships in Port Crane, Corning and Cayuta, NY. She served an active role in church, especially with the choir and as church organist. She was employed for a time at First Bank and Trust in Corning. A devoted, wife, mother and grandmother, Dorothyâs love will remain with those she leaves behind.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, David E. Braid; their children, Dann Braid (Kathleen) of Lansing, NY, Daureen Perdue of Stafford, VA; grandchildren, Michael Braid (Erin)of Lansing NY, David Perdue (Jackie) and Laurel Loch (Achim) of Stafford VA; great grandchildren, Mason and Theron Braid, Sean and Joseph Perdue; and a large extended family.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her siblings, Marjorie, Filmore, Wendell and Homer Cobb; and a son in law, Walter Perdue.
Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 pm, on March 26, 2015, at Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Rd., Lansing, NY 14882, followed by a funeral service, officiated by Pastor Glenn Hulburt, at 4 pm. Burial at Crown Crest Cemetery in Hyde, PA, will occur at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to East Shore Christian Fellowship, New Ministry Center Addition Fund, 2049 East Shore Dr., Lansing, NY 14882.