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September 24, 2017

Dorae D. Cowell Archinal – North Huntingdon

Dorae D. Cowell Archinal, 78, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Braddock Hills, passed peacefully Friday, March 17, 2017. She was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Charleroi, the daughter of late Harry and Jane Cowell. Dorae was a 1956 graduate of Charleroi High School, a 1959 graduate of Montefiore Hospital School of Nursing and a Registered Nurse who served others at Braddock General Hospital for over 30 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sid, with whom she enjoyed 52 wonderful years of marriage. She is survived by her brother Larry Cowell of Charleroi; sons, Sid A. Archinal and wife, Kathy of Burlington, N.J.; Larry E. Archinal and wife, Susan, of Bethel Park; Eric L. Archinal and wife, Jaycee, of North Huntingdon; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her mission in life was to serve her family and others, and she spent many years as caregiver for her husband and parents. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law, sister and friend. She loved her family unconditionally and passionately and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Arrangements were private and handled by WILLIAM SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, 521 Main St., Irwin, 724-863-1200. In lieu of flowers a contribution may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.