Commonwealth Journal


March 4, 2014

Obituaries for Wednesday, March 5, 2014


Somerset — Dolores Wilkerson

Dolores E. "Miss D" Garrett Wilkerson, 67, of Harrisburg, died Monday, February 17, 2014 in her home. She was a retired Food Service Supervisor for the Harrisburg School District, a member of the Wesley Union AME Zion Church at Harrisburg, Pa., and was involved in many civic activities.

Miss D is survived by one daughter, Monique (and husband LeVan) Wilkerson-White of Philadelphia; one son, Charles (and wife Felicia) Wilkerson of Harrisburg, Pa.; one adopted daughter, Paula J. Baumgartner; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Arminta Z. Cunningham of Harrisburg, Pa., Vickie A. (and husband Dennis) Alexander, of Somerset, Ky. and Shirley M. Stevenson, of Harrisburg, Pa.; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church with Rev. Willie L. Dickson, Pastor, officiating.

Burial followed in the William Howard Day Cemetery.  

The family received friends from 10 a.m. until time for services at the church.  

Wiedeman Funeral Home, Steelton, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to her church, 2219 North Fifth Street, Harrisburg, Pa., 17110.

This obituary is courtesy of the Pulaski Funeral Home.


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