Dorothy O. Ebhaleme, 68, was born Saturday, June 16, 1951, a princess to the royal family of Irrua Kingdom in Esan Central of Edo State, Nigeria. She was the daughter of the late Prince Shaka and Grace (Orukpe) Momodu. She passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Hershey Medical Center after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was married to Rear Admiral Peter O. Ebhaleme for 47 years.
Dorothy was a registered midwife and the proprietress of Doseg Group of Schools located in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. She was an ordained deaconess in Winners Chapel Worldwide and an active member of multiple Christian organizations. She loved the Lord and enjoyed spending time with her family. She took great pleasure in helping others and provided scholarships to several people. She loved to travel, read newspapers, and discuss politics.
In addition to her husband, Dorothy is survived by:
Children: Princewill, married to Monique (NH, USA); Ehime, married to Bola (London, UK); Alex, married to Lucille (Abuja, Nigeria); Osi; and Dorothy, married to Okhae (PA, USA)
Grandchildren: Rita, Eisha, Sebastian, Isaiah, Daniel, Nathan, Nicole, Naomi, David, Nadine, Samuel, and Jordan.
She was predeceased by brothers and sisters.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home, 25 West Pine Street, Palmyra, PA 17078 at 5:00 p.m. Viewing will be from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service. She will be laid to rest in Irrua, Edo State, in Nigeria.