Dorothy B. (Dottie) Grivner, 82, of Nanticoke passed away Saturday morning, August 31, 2019 at Guardian Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Sheatown.
Born May 30, 1937 in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Sydney and Viola Tabor Rogers.
She attended E.L. Meyers High School, Wilkes-Barre until her senior year when the family moved to New Jersey where she graduated from High School.
Dorothy’s main interest in life was her home and family and for many years she was a loving foster parent for numerous children.
She was a member of Nebo Baptist Church, Nanticoke and had a great love of animals, especially her poodles.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Raymond L. (Fox) Grivner on January 5, 2019; a grandson, Trevor in December, 2015; a great granddaughter, Raelyn in November, 2016 and brothers, Robert and Donald Rogers.
Surviving are her children, Jeffrey Wren of Luzerne, Julie Wren of Nanticoke and Tony Wren and wife, Terri of San Antonio, TX; a step daughter, Gloria of New York; grandchildren, Richard, Andrew, Sydnei and Sunni Rae; great grandchildren, Emilee, Kinley, R.J., Graeson, Maddox, Aspen and Alaiah; a sister-in-law, Karen Rogers, Santa Ana, CA as well as nieces and nephews
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad Street, Nanticoke with the Rev. Timothy G. Hall, her pastor, officiating.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Grivner’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.