Dorothy J. Seldomridge

December 19, 1931 - April 22, 2020 Hockessin, DE | Age 88 Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Great Aunt and Friend.

Dorothy J. Seldomridge, age 88, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2020.

She was born December 19, 1931 in Phoenixville, PA and grew up outside of Kennett Square, PA. Dorothy was the daughter of the late William G. Snyder and the late Jennie Saylor Snyder.

Dorothy graduated from Kennett High School and moved to Delaware after her marriage to Richard Seldomridge. She was a life-long member of First Baptist Church of Kennett Square.

Dorothy enjoyed traveling to visit family, including visiting Hong Kong. She was happiest when spending time with her family.

Dorothy is survived by her children Gary (Diane) Seldomridge, and Diane (Jeff) Leone. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, and son, Mark (Nancy) Seldomridge. She had 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Due to virus restrictions, ceremony will be private. A public celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at a later time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the First Baptist Church of Kennett Square (415 W. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348), or American Heart Association (P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005).

To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family please visit

Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA.

Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time.
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Memorial Donations

First Baptist Church of Kennett Square

415 W. State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

American Heart Association

P.O. Box 417005
Boston, MA 02241-7005


Memorial Service

Due to virus restrictions, ceremony will be private. A public celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at a later time


  1. Sweet lady. I remember playing rummikub and bingo with her a friends home. She was a tough opponent. Condolences to the family on their loss.

    Dianna Wright | April 25, 2020 at 9:48 PM
  2. Gary, So sorry for your loss. My best to you & all your family.
    Cathy Philhower-Hicks
    McKean Class of 1971

    Cathy Philhower-Hicks | April 25, 2020 at 9:08 AM
  3. Dorothy was a sweet lady with a ready smile and a happy personality. She will be missed by all her friends here at First Baptist Church. God bless her.
    Barbara Miller

    Barbara L Miller | April 24, 2020 at 11:44 AM
  4. A great sis-law and have many great memories over the years

    Brinton Seldomridge | April 23, 2020 at 9:18 AM
  5. She was a wonderful person, and I have great memories of your Sunday visits and our walks thru the New London countryside. I also loved her bleautiful smile. Love to all of you.


    Debbie Seldomridge Tunik | April 22, 2020 at 6:47 PM
  6. Loved Aunt Sis…such a kind soul. She had a wonderful sense of humor and the most beautiful smile. Always gave the best hugs EVERRRRR. So sorry for your loss Diane and Gary. Love you.

    Eve | April 22, 2020 at 6:36 PM
  7. I am so sorry for your loss. Rita Seldomridge Hughes

    Rita Hughes | April 22, 2020 at 6:25 PM
  8. So sorry for this loss. I have so many memories of her and uncle Richard coming down to visit when I was growing up.

    Mike Seldomridge | April 22, 2020 at 4:38 PM

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