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Dixie Cain


Dixie L. Cain, 76, formerly of Royalton, entered into rest on Christmas, Tuesday, December 25, at Spring Creek Rehabilitation Center, Harrisburg.

 She was born on May 22, 1936 in Carlisle and was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Laura Ettin Clark. dixiecain

 She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Middletown, and Women of the Moose Chapter 553, Middletown; was a former Judge of Elections in Royalton; and she enjoyed going to the Senior Citizen Center in Royalton, cooking, ceramics and crocheting.

 Her greatest joy and memory was when she went fishing with her husband. He preceded her in death on September 7, 2004.

 She is survived by four sons Gerald L. and wife Susan Cain of Harrisburg, Glenn L. Cain of Hampton, Va., Randy L. Cain of Royalton, and Bryan K. and wife Wendy Cain of Elizabethtown; two daughters Kathleen A. Carey of Middletown, and Jennifer K. and husband Eric Drupp of Jonestown; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

 Funeral services were held on Tuesday at Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown, with the Rev. Willie Carabollo officiating.

 Burial was in Hillsdale Cemetery, Londonderry Township.

 In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be sent to Hospice for All Seasons, 2741 Paxton St., Harrisburg, PA 17111.

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