Dorothy D. (Duffield) Brant

January 24, 1941 ~ December 7, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Dorothy Brant Obituary

Dorothy D. (Duffield) Brant, 82, of New Alexandria, passed away at home peacefully in her sleep Thursday, December 7, 2023.  She was born January 24, 1941, in Latrobe, to the late Robert Russel Duffield and Ruth Cleora (Schott) Duffield.  Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of Congruity Presbyterian Church, where she was a former Deacon.  She belonged to many card clubs, attended New Alexandria Senior Center, and enjoyed crafting.  She was a great mother and grandmother who enjoyed having grown up on the Duffield family turkey farm and later raised her own family there with her husband.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Eugene E. Brant in 2015; an infant son; and a sister, Janet Wagner.  Dorothy is survived by her three children, Sandra Henry and her husband, James, David Brant and his wife, Maureen, and Robert Brant and his wife, Tristan; three grandchildren, Margo Overholt-Seckel and her husband, Keith, Jared Henry and Gavin Brant; three great-grandchildren, Liam, Mason, and Colby; a sister, Laura Fay Kepple; brother-in-law, Ted Brant and his wife Ginger, sister-in-law, Jane Gardner; and sister-in-law, Jude Weyant; and a cousin, Wayne Duffield and his wife Nancy.  Family and friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 16, 2023, at Congruity Presbyterian Church, 136 Fenneltown Road, New Alexandria, PA 15670, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. H. Clifton Foster officiating.  Interment will follow at Twin-Valley Memorial Park, Delmont, PA.  The family requests memorial donations in her name be made to Congruity Presbyterian Church or the New Alexandria Senior Center.  P. David Newhouse Funeral Home, 215 Church Street, New Alexandria, PA 15670 - (724) 668-2248, entrusted with arrangements.  To send condolences, please visit

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December 16, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Congruity Presbyterian Church (Fenneltown Road, New Alexandria)

Funeral Service
December 16, 2023

11:00 AM
Congruity Presbyterian Church (Fenneltown Road, New Alexandria)


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