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Dorothy Frassetta (Donahue) Creighton

February 18, 1930 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 89)

Dorothy Frassetta (Donahue) Creighton

Dorothy Frassetta (Donahue) Creighton, age 89, of Mechanicsburg passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Dorothy was born on Tuesday, February 18, 2019 in Syracuse, NY to the late John Leo Donahue, Sr. and Mary Isabel (Drum) Donahue.  Dorothy was the widow of John Patrick Frassetta, whom she married on February 11, 1950, and who died on February 10, 2004.  In addition to her parents and first husband, Dorothy is preceded in death by her son, Michael Steven Frassetta and her three brothers, William Donahue, Conrad Donahue and John Donahue, Jr.

Dorothy’s survivors include her husband of 12 years, John Joseph Creighton of Drexel Hill; two children: Joseph Frassetta and his significant other, Marci Mowery, of Camp Hill, Janice Ann Ryan and her husband, Christopher, of Charleston, VA; her three grandchildren; her one great-granddaughter; her three sisters: Margaret “Peg” DeLisle of Fort Worth, FL, Katherine Hanlon of Palm Beach, FL and Pat Greenblat of Lilburn, GA; and her several nieces and nephews.

All are welcome to join Dorothy’s family at her visitation on Friday, March 15, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Ruffenach Funeral Home, 4900 Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 and at her Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10:30 a.m. at St. Dorothy Church, 4910 Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026. Interment will follow in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, 1600 Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064.  Cremation was private.

Contributions in celebration of Dorothy’s life can be made to Grane Hospice, 4 Lemoyne Drive, Suite 201, Lemoyne, PA  17043, or to Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, 1845 Market St #202, Camp Hill, PA 17011,

Dorothy’s family has entrusted her care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Dorothy’s full obituary and sign her official guest book at

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