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Dr. Dodie (Dolores) Fleming Meier

January 30, 2014

Dr. Dodie (Dolores) Fleming Meier died on Jan. 28, 2014 after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
She completed her undergraduate work in education at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in counseling psychology at New Mexico State University. She was a member of Phi Kappa Phi honorary society and the American Psychological Association. She was named to Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Dodie served as a clinical therapist and counselor as well as an associate professor.
Dodie was a devout Catholic and a woman of unshakable faith. She always looked for and believed the best about people. She was quick with a joke and loved to laugh. She was very enthusiastic about life and lived it to the fullest. She was a true friend to many and will be deeply, deeply missed.
She is survived by her, daughter Julia (Christopher) Painter and their children, Olivia and Hannah; her son, Joseph Meier who lovingly cared for her until her passing; two brothers, Thomas (Debra) Fleming and Sean Fleming; and one sister, Mary Lynn (Brian) Faughnan.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Thomas Meier; her parents, Thomas and Esther Fleming; and her brother, Jeffrey Fleming. She will be deeply missed by many friends, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Dr. Dodie (Dolores) Fleming Meier will be held in the Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Rd., St. Marys, Pa. on Saturday, Feb. 1 at noon. There will be no visitation. Flowers may be sent to Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Rd., St. Marys, Pa. 15857 or donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Ave. 17th Floor Chicago, Ill. 60601 or Mesilla Valley Hospice, 299 E. Montana Las Cruces, N.M. 88012.
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