Dorothy Elizabeth Truax passed away peacefully on June 27th, 2021. Dorothy was born and raised in Chester, PA the only daughter of 7 children of Edward and Martha Shelton. She was the last survivor of her siblings. Dorothy met and married her late husband, Thomas Morgan Truax in Chester, PA.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and vacationing in Wildwood, NJ. Her favorite place to go in Wildwood was Sam’s Pizza. Dorothy loved to bake Christmas cookies and she loved cooking holiday dinners for her family. She also enjoyed crocheting blankets. Dorothy was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She will be missed early by her family.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Morgan Truax; grandchildren, Thomas and Joseph Truax.
She is survived by her children, Shirley, Lois and Thomas (Helena); grandchildren, Lily, Niemah, Michael, and Sarah; great-grandchildren, Zana, Chase, and Mason.
Her funeral service will be held on Friday, July 2nd at 12pm at the Carr Funeral Home 935 S. Providence Rd. (Rte. 320) Wallingford, PA 19086. Friends and family are invited to her viewing from 11-12 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Chester Rural Cemetery.