Rev. Dorothy Finn, 48

Published 9:53 am Monday, August 16, 2010

CLARKSVILLE, Dec. 16 – The Reverend Dorothy Stevenson Finn, 48, died Sunday, December 14, 2008 at Meadow View Terrace in Clarksville.

The daughter of Florence I. Finn and Eugene H. Finn (de-ceased), Dorothy was a graduate of Upper Darby Senior High in Drexel Hill, PA with the class of 1979. She continued her education and graduated from Millersville State College in Millersville, PA with a major – BA in history in 1983; Union Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 1989; and Presbyterian School of Christian Education, Master of Christian Educa-ion in 1990.

Following graduation from Millersville, Dorothy worked for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for several years. From 1990-1993 she was the assistant pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville, TN; 1995-2003 she was pastor of Maysville/New Church Presbyterian Church in Buckingham Court House; and in 2003 she came to Clarksville Presbyterian Church.

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In addition to her mother, Dorothy is survived by a brother, David Finn, and sister and brother-in-law, Elfie and Michael Finn-McKenzie; nieces, Kristin Finn-McKenzie Lam and husband, Patrick; and Bethany Finn-McKenzie.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, at Clarksville Presbyterian Church.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 27 at Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill, PA.

Please consider memorial do-nations to the following: Heifer International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AK 72203-8058 (online donations can be made to:;

Lake Country SPCA, P.O. Box 14, Clarksville, VA 23927; or to Clarksville Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 717, Clarksville, VA.

Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements and online condolences may be expressed to the family at