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Tuesday December 21st, 2021
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Dora Gloria Rash

Obituary for Dora B Rash

Dora B. Rash, affectionately known to her family and friends as “Gloria”, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania went home to be with the Lord on December 14, 2021, at the age of 88.

She was born February 12, 1933, in Fairchance, Pennsylvania, and was the daughter of Lee King and Emma Martin King. She graduated from Fairchance High School. She began her career on April 29, 1962, with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Clerk IV, in the Bureau of Corporation Tax Audit, Department of the Auditor General. After several promotions, she retired on January 24, 2004, as an Administrative Assistant II, working with the District Justice Audit Program in the Bureau of County Auditor. She had more than 41 years of distinguished service to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Gloria was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Baptist Church, where she served as a secretary for the Sunday School, as well as a member of the Senior Choir and the Henley Chorus.

She is survived by her Husband Harlen Rash, her brother, William King, Vera Thomas (niece), Cynthia Higgins (niece), Suzann King (niece), Mark King (nephew), and multitude of cousins, relatives, and friends. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters Constance Higgins, Georgianna Dennis, and Betty Lee King; her brother Larry King; and nephew Tyrone King.

A service of remembrance will be held on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 2 pm at Hooper Memorial Home, Inc., 3532 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109.

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Diana Rash-Ellis Dec 22 2021 1:42 PM

Dearest Aunt Gloria,

You will sincerely be missed. I know you are going to a place where you will be under God's grace and peace. For those left behind to miss you, we know that God is a healer and a comforter and by his mercy we shall be fine

Diana Rash-Ellis Dec 22 2021 1:42 PM

Our love, sympathy, and heartfelt condolences to the family of Aunt Gloria. I have fond memories of her gentleness and kindness. May she find sweet rest in the heavenly arms of our dear Father. May God's grace and mercy surround this family in your time of sorrow and grief. Hold tightly unto God's unchanging hand. Our dear Gloria has gone home to Glory.

Niece, Debra Rash & Family Dec 20 2021 8:51 PM

Uncle Harlen and family of Aunt Gloria, we send our condolences and prayers. May God's blessings be with you. We will miss the cards Gloria always sent for Christmas. Niec

Niece - Cynthia Hill Dec 20 2021 8:42 PM

Sending deepest condolences to my Uncle Harlen and the family of our dear Aunt Gloria. She was a very sweet lady who loved to stay in touch with the family by sending cards for every occasion. She will be missed.

Niece, Cynthia Rash Martin Dec 20 2021 6:51 PM

I would like to send prayers and condolences to the Rash family

Robert Collier Dec 20 2021 3:32 PM

Condolences to our Uncle Harlen and to the entire family of his beloved wife, Aunt Gloria. I will always remember her warm smile and her sweet spirit, from her visits to our home in Louisville, MS. May she rest in peace with the Ancestors.

Nephew Michael Dec 20 2021 2:20 PM

So sorry to hearing about the passing of our Aunt Gloria, the wife of our Uncle Harlen. She faithfully sent us a Christmas card ever year. She will be greatly missed.

Janice Rash Edwards Dec 20 2021 1:32 PM

It is with great sorrow to hear about the passing of our Aunt Gloria, wife of our Uncle Harlen.
Calls to her and Christmas cards from her will be greatly missed.

Carolyn Rash Hampton Dec 20 2021 12:55 PM