Elsie “Dolly” Nesley, 91

Elsie “Dolly” M. (Miller) Nesley, 91, wife of the late Richard E. Nesley Sr., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at Sunrise of Exton.

Born in Coventryville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Edna (Webster) Miller.

Dolly was a longtime member of TOPS of Pottstown. She enjoyed bowling and loved hanging with the grandkids. Dolly liked going to the shore and gardening. Dolly loved her cats dearly.

Surviving are her daughters Cherie Mitchell, wife of James; Beverly Jonik, wife of Joseph Jonik Sr.; and Robyn Surette, wife of Mark; grandchildren Stephanie Waltz-Daugherty and Stephen Waltz, Joe Jonik Jr., Kyle and Jared Surette, and Richard Nesley III. She is predeceased by her son Richard E. Nesley Jr.; brother Russell Miller; sister Margaret Carfagno; and grandchildren Tom and Tad Jonik.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464) with Pastor John Kolle officiating. Burial will follow at Nantmeal UMC Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from 9:00-11:00AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brandywine Valley SPCA (1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380) in Elsie’s name.

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Dolly was a dear friend of mine for over 70 years. She was the Warwick High School class of ‘49 classmate that was so beautiful that we all thought could be a model. I have enjoyed keeping up with her through the years and reminiscing about old times and hearing about her family and her cats. She was so thoughtful to remember my birthday at out last class reunion in 2019 and surprised me with a cake. I will miss her. I pray that God will give you comfort and peace during this sad time.

~ Lorraine Miller
2/16/2023 2:19:55 PM

R.I.P.Dolly. Our deepest sympathy to the family.May God watch over you and give you comfort during this difficult time. John & Cindy Gawrys

~ John & Cindy Gawrys
2/2/2023 3:30:37 PM

Rest in Peace Dolly. Remembering the good times. My condolences to the family!

~ Shirley Nesley
2/1/2023 7:44:37 PM

I met Dolly thru Ralph and Betty Reish.... we attended a couple Christmas events together as well as calls and visits with Betty and Ralph. She was a lovely woman, I'm grateful I was able to meet her.... condolences to the entire family. She will be missed.

~ Cate Miller Boyertown, PA
2/1/2023 6:33:04 PM

You will be missed Dolly. ?

2/1/2023 5:35:34 PM