Dora Eveline Henderson

Henderson, Dora E., 93, New Florence, went to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, December 1, 2021.  Born May 18,1928 in West Wheatfield Township the daughter of the late James and Vinnie (Penrose) Boring.  Also preceded in death by husband Paul W. Henderson; granddaughter Melissa Murdick; sisters Janet Clawson and Emma “Betty” Burkett and brother Samuel Boring.


Survived by loving daughters Judy Gelles, Bolivar, Karen Tosh and husband Jeff, Bolivar; Debbie Mills and husband Edward, New Florence; Bonnie Garland and husband Ron, Gainesville, FL;  (Do not delete this line. It does not print.  Text that is to appear on web must be entered after this line)«grandchildren Paul Gelles, Mark Gelles, Stefanie Brown, Kristi Newman, Ryan Murdick, Dan Mills and Randi Keller; 14 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; sister Joan Payne, Blairsville; brothers Eugene Boring and wife Romayne, New Florence and Harry Boring and wife Isabelle, New Florence; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.


Dora was a member of Germany United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School for over 20 years. She worked at secretary-treasurer of Henderson Trucking and P&D Excavating from 1960 to 1981.  She enjoyed spending her time doing hand crafts, camping, playing piano, cooking, baking and her flowers.


Friends received  2-4 and 6-8 PM Saturday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence where service will be held 1PM Sunday with Pastor David Peightal and Pastor Joanie Scarff co-officiating.  Internment Germany Lutheran Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left at