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Ellabet Dorsen

February 28, 2013

Ellabet Dorsen, 83


Ellabet Dorsen, 83, of West Portsmouth, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 27, 2013, at SOMC Hospice. She was born on March 23, 1929, in Evanston, Ill., to Harry and Marta Phelphs. She was a retired school representative and teacher at Stockton School in Chicago, Ill., where she worked for 30 years.


She was loved by everyone who met her and will be missed dearly by many.


Ellabet was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Hermen Dorsen, whom she married on Aug. 29, 1953.


Ellabet is survived by three daughters, Patience (Jerry) Deskins of Alabama, Pamela (Bill) Hamilton of Wisconsin, Maribet (JR) Mosley of West Portsmouth, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Patience (Chris) Peters, Michael (Brandi) Deskins, Ashley (Justin) Elliott, Emma (David) Ramirez, Brenda (Joe) Szwabo, Becca (Josh) Carter, Michael Mosley and Jay Mosley; along with seven great-grandchildren.


There will be no visitation or funeral.


Memorial donations may be sent to SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.


Arrangements are under the direction of F.C. Daehler Mortuary in Portsmouth.