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Janet L. Dorman

Bel Air—Cumberland—Janet L. Dorman, 83, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Western Maryland Health System Hospital surrounded by her family.

Born in Cumberland, MD on May 16, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Margaret “Peg” (McCall) and Theodore “Ted” Stegmaier.  In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Dorman; grandson, David E. Dorman; twin brother, John T. “Jack” Stegmaier; sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Fagan; and brothers-in-law, Harry J. DeVore, Donald Mercer, and Phillip Bolinger; special niece, Barbara Peebles.

Janet was a graduate of Catholic Girl Central High School class of 1953.  Following high school, she was employed by Dr. Simon.  Janet later was the manager of Bel Air Townhouses for 53 years.

Janet was an avid bridge player.  She was a member and president of the local duplicate bridge clubs in both Cumberland and Keyser.  In addition to bridge, she enjoyed playing Black Jack, and she regularly played poker with her family.

When her children were younger, Janet coached the Bel Air Swim Club Swimming Team, she was a member of the Bishop Walsh School Parents Association.  A Golfer, Janet held the distinction of several “holes in one” at the Maplehurst Country Club.  At Maplehurst, Janet was a member of the Women Golf Association, and she had served as club president.   Janet was an active member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church.  She served on the Parish Council, Kitchen Committee, Chair of the Bible Study Group, and she was a member of the Bonco Group that met at the Church.

Janet is survived by her sons; Ronald J. Dorman and wife Catherine, Ashburn, VA, Eric J. Dorman and wife Lora, Cumberland, Michael S. Dorman and wife Meredith, Raleigh, NC; Daughter, Lisa M. Svingos and husband Anthony, Bridgeport, WV.  Grandchildren, Tyler Dorman, Nicole Dorman, Jacquelyn Dorman, Christopher Spielman and wife Jade, and Hayes Dorman; sister, Eleanor Cannon and husband Mike, Cumberland; brother-in-law, Richard Fagan, Martinsburg, PA; sisters-in-law, Doris Bolinger, Phoenixville, PA and Sarahann “Susie” Mercer, Brunswick, Ohio.

Friends will be received on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., Cresaptown from 4-7 P.M.  The Christian Wake Service will be held at 7 P.M. at the funeral home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 11 A.M. at St. Ambrose Catholic church in Cresaptown.  Pall bearers will be Christopher Spielman, Anthony Svingos, Brian Caporale, Tyler Dorman, Nicole Dorman, Jacquelyn Dorman, and Hayes Dorman.

At Janet’s request, she will be cremated and her cremains buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to honor Janet’s memory may do so by making contributions to Bishop Walsh School.

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