Doris Jean Aldergate, 86, of Newcomerstown, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Community Hospice House, New Philadelphia.

She was born Sunday, Nov. 14, 1926, inTuscarawas County, to the late Clarence E. and Beulah H. (Meek) Widder.

She was a 1945 Newcomerstown High School graduate.

She had previously owned Jeanie's Beauty Salon in Newcomerstown from 1948, and was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Newcomerstown.

On Feb. 8, 1968, she married John D. Aldergate, who died Sept. 16, 1994.

She is survived by one daughter, Jeanie K. (Jim) Baker of Newcomerstown; one son, Rick E. Sharrock of West Mifflin, Pa.; four grandchildren, Tammy (Rick) Fries, Erik Sharrock, Jimmie (Cindy) Baker and Travis Baker; seven great-grandchildren, Cody Fries, Cassandra Fries, Ashley Baker, Mark Baker, Tessa Grubb, Zachary Baker and Derek Baker.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Ken; and two sisters, Lucille and Virginia.

Services were Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Newcomerstown, with the Rev. Kenneth Hacker officiating. Burial was in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave., New Philadelphia OH 44663.

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