O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Dorothy S. Shongo

Dorothy S. Shongo, age 90, of Old Route 17, Jimersontown, New York died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in the Bradford Manor, Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Born June 21, 1921 in Warren, PA, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Nellie Lee Speckman.

Ms. Shongo had been employed as a factory worker with Shure Brothers in Chicago, IL for thirty-three years prior to her retirement.

She was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians, the Bear Clan, and was a descendent of Chief Cornplanter. She was a former member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post #535.

Surviving are: a son, Harry L. (Carol Terhune) Ames, Jimersontown, NY; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Thursday, May 31st from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:30 am with Rev. Marvin Abrams, of the Jimersontown Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Hillside Haven Cemetery, Steamburg, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.