Dorothy Bailor Sheerer

January 7, 1918 - January 10, 2010
Dorothy Bailor Sheerer

Dorothy “Dot” Bailor Sheerer, 92 of Wilmington, NC, formerly of Port Royal and Camp Hill, PA, died Sunday, January 10, 2010 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Dot was born January 7, 1918 to the late Charles and Carrie Rodgers Bailor. She was a retired bookkeeper with Juniata County School System and an accomplished pianist. Dot moved to Wilmington in 2008 to be with family.

Surviving are daughters Marilyn Sheerer and husband Earl Goodman of Greenville, NC, Nancy Sheerer and partner Sue Harley of Mechanicsburg, PA, sons Larry Sheerer and wife Sally, Mt. Joy, PA, Richard Sheerer and wife Linda of Leola, PA, 7 grandchildren Brian Perrin and partner Marco Egoavil, Stephannie Perrin and husband Steve Himmel, Todd Sheerer and wife Elizabeth, Erin Sheerer and husband Brett Kirkpatrick, Brandon Sheerer, Christopher Sheerer and Kelly Sheerer, great grandson Charles Herbert Sheerer and great granddaughter Addie Bailor Himmel.

A celebration of Dot’s life will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of your choice.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • January 12, 2010
    Gene & Susan Lanier says:
    Marilyn & Family, We sincerely share with you in your loss. Losing a parent is one of the toughest tests in life. We send our love to you and your family during this time.

  • January 11, 2010
    Kris Carroll says:
    Marilyn, My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

  • January 11, 2010
    Mary Beth Corbin says:
    Your family is in my thoughts during this time. I was honored to count Dot as a friend and will cherish the memories of time spent with her. I will always remember her wonderful smile. Mary Beth

  • January 11, 2010
    Judi Bailey says:
    Marilyn, You, Earl and your family are in our thoughts. I know it was a comfort to your mother to have all of you with her and that you are a comfort to one another. She was a wonderful woman by everyone's account and clearly was loved by her children. Take care of each other during this time of celebration of her life. Judi and Bren

  • January 11, 2010
    Rhonda Jordan says:
    Dr. Sheerer, Just wanted to let you know I’m thinking of you and your family and may love and special memories keep you all strong.