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Dorothy A (Karlberg) Lumadue

March 22, 1934 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Dorothy Lumadue Obituary

Dorothy A. Lumadue of Horsham, PA passed away Sunday January 14, 2024 at Jefferson Abington Hospital, Abington, PA at the age of 89. Born in Mariehamn, Aland, Finland to the late Anton and Anni Karlberg, Dorothy came to the United States at the age of 16 and settled in Pennsauken in a house built by her father. She worked with her mother as a maid, a nanny and then as a bookkeeper. She met her husband Clyde Lumadue and settled in Westampton and worked alongside him as a co-owner and bookkeeper at Lumadue’s Hardware in Burlington Twp. Dorothy was a longtime member of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burlington Twp. and was very fond of animals, particularly cats. She often took care of strays and organized some in the neighborhood to help. She will be remembered as a generous and giving person, often donating to charities dealing with children and animal welfare. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Clyde Lumadue, Jr. and her brother Herbert G. Karlberg. Dorothy is survived by her son and daughter in law Mark and Kim Lumadue, her grandchildren; Miranda, Hayden and Joseph and her brother Sture Karlberg as well as several nieces, nephews and other family members in Finland and Sweden. Services for Dorothy were held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to either Cat Tails,1111 Easton Rd STE 17, Warrington, PA 18976, Forgotten Cats, Inc. Suite 422, 4023 Kennett Pike Greenville, DE 19807, Flatbush Cats, 2319 Nostrand Ave #100015, Brooklyn, NY 11210-9997 or the Burlington County Animal Alliance, 1331 Nixon Dr, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054 would be appreciated by her family. Arrangements were under the direction of the Page Funeral Home, Burlington. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family through www.pagefuneralhome.com.

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