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Doris E. “Dot” Butler, 88, of Carlisle, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at her home.  She was born on October, 28, 1925, in Carlisle, a daughter of the late Mack Dayworth and Ruth V. (DeWalt) Reffner.

Dot was a high school graduate, a loving homemaker and attended the Great Hope Baptist Church in Carlisle.  Dot was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend to many.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 47 years, Melvin C. Butler, three sons; Ira (and his wife, Sandy) Landis of Oak Ridge, NC, Ken (and his wife, Adele) Landis of Elliottsburg and Larry Landis of Kernersville, NC, one brother, Charles O. Reffner of Dillsburg, 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and her best friend of more than 50 years, Miriam Barrick.  Dot was predeceased by one brother, Virgil L. Reffner.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Dale E. Barrick officiating.  Burial will follow in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  A viewing will be on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services.  Memorial contributions may be made to Great Hope Baptist Church, 110 Fern Ave., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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I have lost a very dear and cherished friend!
We have had a lot of laughs, and we have cried together at times. God now has a New Angel in Heaven to watch over us.
Bonnie (Mentzer) Saltsburg
With our deepest sympathy. Dot was a very kind and loving woman.
Chad & Michele Saltsburg

 May the Lord bless the grieving family.

Long time friends
 Neil & June


 I remember Doris as "Dordie" visiting her with my mom many times when she lived by Cave Hill. Dordie was a sweet woman, always smiling, and a good niece and friend to my mom. I know she and mom will be happy to see each other in Heaven. Rest in peace and prayers to the family.

Valentina Porto Chubb

 Please accept my condolences on the loss of your dear loved one. Take comfort in knowing that our heavenly Creator will soon remove all pain, sorrow, and death forever! Yes, we have the hope of a resurrection here on paradise earth. May this hope as found in Revelation 21:3,4 and John 5:28,29 be of comfort as you gain the strength and inner peace to cope with the days ahead. 

 D. Johnson

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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